Definition of North Pacific

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

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

Definition of North Pacific

1. Proper noun. The part of the Pacific Ocean in the Northern Hemisphere. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of North Pacific

North Indians
North Island
North Island brown kiwi
North Island brown kiwis
North Islander
North Korea
North Korean
North Korean monetary unit
North Korean won
North Koreans
North Levantine Arabic
North Maluku
North Ndebele
North Ossetia
North Ossetia-Alania
North Pacific (current term)
North Peak
North Platte
North Platte River
North Pole
North Queensland
North Queensland tick fever
North Rhine-Westphalia
North Riding of Yorkshire
North Sami
North Sea
North Shields
North Somerset
North Star
North Star State

Literary usage of North Pacific

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"On the eastern side temperature falls to 22° on the equator and is slightly higher to N. and S. In the North Pacific, beyond lat. ..."

2. The History of Oregon and California, and the Other Territories of the North by Robert Greenhow (1845)
"... in 1783 — Expeditions of Mackenzie to the Arctic Sea and to the Pacific Coast — The Trade between the North Pacific Coasts of America and Canton ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... (North Pacific), agreeing with No. L in the possession of P hot a but distinguished by also having ч-i- bears and sea-lions ..."

4. Bering's Voyages: An Account of the Efforts of the Russians to Determine the by Frank Alfred Golder, Leonhard Stejneger (1922)
"It was not even known whether the North Pacific area was all land or all water, whether Asia and America were separated or united (Fig. I). ..."

5. Russian Expansion on the Pacific, 1641-1850: An Account of the Earliest and by Frank Alfred Golder (1914)
"... the North Pacific Ocean There is a report about that Captain Spanberg while navigating in the North Pacific has discovered thirty-four islands, ..."

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