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1. Greek Mythology Apollo, the god of the sun.
2. The sun.

[Middle English phebus, from Latin Phoebus, from Greek phoibos, shining, Apollo.]
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1. (Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth Also called: Phoebus Apollo Apollo as the sun god
2. (Poetry) poetic a personification of the sun
[C14: via Latin from Greek Phoibos bright; related to phaos light]
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(ˈfi bəs)

1. Apollo as the sun god.
2. the sun personified.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Phoebus - (Greek mythology) Greek god of lightPhoebus - (Greek mythology) Greek god of light; god of prophecy and poetry and music and healing; son of Zeus and Leto; twin brother of Artemis
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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[ˈfiːbəs] NFebo
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[ˈfiːbəs] nFebo
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This year nine cars will participate in the race: Pascal English School's Team Solevo 3, Technical School of Avgorou's Famagusta Solar Car Team which will race two vehicles, Ayios Lazaros Technical School's Team Phevos, Team Sun-der, and Team Odyssey both from Nicosia, Team 91 from Limassol, the Philadelphia University from Jordan and the NUST-PNEC University from Pakistan.
(a) Phevos and Athena (b) Spiro and Zorbos (c) Miko and Piko 5.