Definition of South pacific

1. Noun. That part of the Pacific Ocean to the south of the equator.

Group relationships: Pacific, Pacific Ocean
Generic synonyms: Part, Piece



Definition of South pacific

1. Proper noun. The southern part of the Pacific Ocean, from the equator to the Antarctic Ocean ¹

2. Proper noun. The islands of Oceania ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of South Pacific

South Indian
South Indians
South Island
South Islander
South Kalimantan
South Korea
South Korean
South Korean monetary unit
South Korean won
South Koreans
South Levantine Arabic
South Manchuria
South Ndebele
South Ossetia
South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast
South Pacific
South Park
South Platte
South Platte River
South Pole
South Sami
South Sandwiches
South Sea
South Sea Islands
South Shetland Islands
South Shields
South Slavic
South Sudan
South Sudanese
South Sulawesi

Literary usage of South pacific

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1. The Pacific by Ranginui Walker, William M. Sutherland (1988)
"The Rarotonga south pacific Nuclear-Free Zone Treaty Michael Hamel-Green On Hiroshima Day, 6 August 1985, at a meeting of the south pacific Forum in the ..."

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 Caledonia, New Hebrides, and Loyalty islands. 764. ... south pacific ocean:—Ports and roadsteads in Solomon islands. 732. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"In the south pacific the northwest monsoon of Australia affects a belt running cast of New Guinea to the Solomon Islands. In the cast the north-east ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The cause ot this is the greater number of islands in the south pacific Ocean, ... of rhe currents of the Pacific Ocean in 24 hours: south pacific OCEAN. ..."

5. The Physical Geography of the Sea by Matthew Fontaine Maury (1858)
"Warm Current in the south pacific, 456.—Equatorial Currents in the south pacific, 458.—The Eflect of Rain and Evaporation upon Currents, 459. ..."

6. The South Sea Islanders and the Queensland Labour Trade: A Record of Voyages by William T. Wawn (1893)
"(Noumea: south pacific Commission, Technical Paper No. 70). A Linguistic Survey of the South-Western Pacific. New and Revised Edition. ..."

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