Definition of Pacific ocean
1. Noun. The largest ocean in the world.
Geographical relationships: Invasion Of Iwo, Iwo, Iwo Jima, Battle Of The Philippine Sea, Philippine Sea
Terms within: Guadalupe Island, Aleutian Islands, Aleutians, Oceania, Oceanica, Australasia, Austronesia, Wake, Wake Island, East India, East Indies, Malay Archipelago, New Guinea, Japan, Japanese Archipelago, Japanese Islands, Volcano Islands, New Zealand, New Zealand Islands, Belau, Palau, Palau Islands, Pelew, Philippine Islands, Philippines, Catalina Island, Santa Catalina, Antarctic Ocean, Arafura Sea, Bering Sea, Coral Sea, East China Sea, Gulf Of Alaska, Gulf Of Tehuantepec, Inland Sea, North Pacific, Osaka Bay, Pacific Coast, Puget Sound, San Diego Bay, San Francisco Bay, East Sea, Sea Of Japan, Sea Of Okhotsk, South China Sea, South Pacific, Tasman Sea, Huang Hai, Yellow Sea
Generic synonyms: Ocean
Derivative terms: Pacific
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
Literary usage of Pacific ocean
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."