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Meaning of PACIFIC

Pronunciation:  pu'sifik, pu'sifik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the largest ocean in the world
  2. [adj]  promoting peace; "the result of this pacific policy was that no troops were called up"
  3. [adj]  disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature; "the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force"; "a quiet and peaceable person"; "in a peaceable and orderly manner"
  4. [adj]  relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean; "Pacific islands"

PACIFIC is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: Pacific Ocean, peaceable, peaceful
 See Also: Aleutian Islands, Aleutians, Antarctic Ocean, Australasia, Austronesia, battle of the Philippine Sea, Belau, Bering Sea, Catalina Island, Coral Sea, East China Sea, East Indies, Guadalupe Island, Gulf of Alaska, Gulf of Tehuantepec, invasion of Iwo, Iwo, Iwo Jima, Japan, Japanese Archipelago, Japanese Islands, Malay Archipelago, New Guinea, New Zealand, ocean, Oceania, Oceanica, Osaka Bay, Palau, Palau Islands, Papua, Pelew, Philippine Islands, Philippine Sea, Philippines, Puget Sound, San Diego Bay, San Francisco Bay, Santa Catalina, Sea of Japan, Sea of Okhotsk, South China Sea, Wake, Wake Island, Yellow Sea



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pa*cif"ic\, a. [L. pacificus: cf. F. pacifique. See
Of or pertaining to peace; suited to make or restore peace;
of a peaceful character; not warlike; not quarrelsome;
conciliatory; as, pacific words or acts; a pacific nature or

{Pacific Ocean}, the ocean between America and Asia, so
   called by Magellan, its first European navigator, on
   account of the exemption from violent tempests which he
   enjoyed while sailing over it; -- called also, simply, the
   {Pacific}, and, formerly, the {South sea}.

Syn: Peacemaking; appeasing; conciliatory; tranquil; calm;
     quiet; peaceful; reconciling; mild; gentle.

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