No, it has nothing to do with the ancient civilization of Phoenicia, but is rather a nickname for a resident of Phoenix.
A nickname for the city of Indianapolis, a reference to the circular shape of its city limits.
1. A phrase referring to Peoria’s reputation as a famous test market because of its representation of the diversity of the country as a whole. During its vaudeville days up to the present, if a show, law, or...
You may hear the locals refer to the Clinton Presidential Library this way. It does sort of resemble one.
The Spanish (or Spanglish) pronunciation of the Lower East Side of Manhattan. This neighborhood is largely Hispanic and, more specifically, Puerto Rican.