Definition of Pacific ocean

1. Noun. The largest ocean in the world.




Definition of Pacific ocean

1. Proper noun. The world's largest body of water, to the east of Asia and Australasia and to the west of the Americas. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pacific Ocean

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Pachon's method
Pachon's test
Pachycephala
Pachyrhizus
Pachyrhizus erosus
Pachyrhizus tuberosus
Pachysandra procumbens
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Pacific
Pacific Coast
Pacific Daylight Time
Pacific Diver
Pacific Islander
Pacific Northwest
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Standard Time
Pacific Time
Pacific blackberries
Pacific blackberry
Pacific blackchin
Pacific bonito
Pacific bottlenose dolphin
Pacific cod
Pacific dewberries
Pacific dewberry
Pacific giant salamander
Pacific halibut
Pacific hemlock
Pacific herring

Literary usage of Pacific ocean

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1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1902)
"Especially is this the oase in the pacific ocean, where numerous soundings have been taken in connection with the Pacific cable and other Admiralty surveys, ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1884)
"South pacific ocean : — New Hanover, New Ireland, and New Britain. 156. ... South pacific ocean:—Ports and roadsteads in Solomon islands. 732. ..."

3. The New Pacific by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1914)
"CHAPTER VII THE pacific ocean AND ITS ... her grasp on piece by piece of it as her strength gave way, the whole pacific ocean, or nearly all of it. ..."

4. American History and Its Geographic Conditions by Ellen Churchill Semple (1903)
"CHAPTER XIX THE UNITED STATES AS A pacific ocean POWER HISTORIC areas of civilization are most naturally indicated by the seas which they encompass. ..."

5. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"One or two individual poems, like " Crossing the Plains" and parts of his apostrophes to the Sierras, the pacific ocean and the Missouri river may live; ..."

6. Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1841)
"Excursion to La Antigua and the pacific ocean.—San Pablo. ... and the pacific ocean. I was accompanied by a young man who lived opposite, and wished to ..."

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