Definition of rise or emerge from the ashes in English:

rise (or emerge) from the ashes

Be renewed after destruction: Atlanta has risen from the ashes
[compare with rise like a phoenix from the ashes (see phoenix)]
More example sentences
  • You will rise from the ashes of your own destruction to become more powerful than ever before.
  • Symbolically as the natural ruler of Scorpio, Pluto is the phoenix bird rising from the ashes of his own self destruction.
  • The company began to sell carpets and rugs direct to customers in the area from its factory shop after it rose from the ashes, and this aspect of the business has become just as important as the commercial side.
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