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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the largest ocean in the world;
[syn: Pacific, Pacific Ocean]


ADJECTIVE (3)

1. relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean;
- Example: "Pacific islands"

2. disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature;
- Example: "the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force"
- Example: "a quiet and peaceable person"
- Example: "in a peaceable and orderly manner"
[syn: pacific, peaceable]

3. promoting peace;
- Example: "the result of this pacific policy was that no troops were called up"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

pacific \pa*cif"ic\, a. [L. pacificus: cf. F. pacifique. See Pacify.] Of or pertaining to peace; of a peaceful character; not warlike; not quarrelsome; as, a pacific nature or condition. [WordNet sense 3] Syn: peaceable. [1913 Webster] 2. Promoting peace; suited to make or restore peace; conciliatory; as, pacific words or acts. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: irenic. [WordNet 1.5] 3. of or pertaining to the Pacific Ocean; as, Pacific islands. [WordNet 1.5] 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. [1913 Webster] Syn: Peacemaking; appeasing; conciliatory; tranquil; calm; quiet; peaceful; reconciling; mild; gentle. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pacific \Pacific\ prop. n. The Pacific Ocean, the largest ocean. Syn: Pacific Ocean. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Pacific adj 1: relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean; "Pacific islands" 2: 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" [syn: pacific, peaceable] 3: promoting peace; "the result of this pacific policy was that no troops were called up" n 1: the largest ocean in the world [syn: Pacific, Pacific Ocean]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

91 Moby Thesaurus words for "pacific": appeasing, at peace, at rest, bloodless, broken, calm, chastened, civilian, cloistered, conciliatory, concordant, cool, domesticated, dovelike, dovish, dwindling, ebbing, even-tenored, gentle, halcyon, housebroken, humble, hushed, idyllic, impassive, irenic, isolated, lamblike, meek, mild, moldering, mollifying, nonaggressive, noncombatant, nonmilitant, nonviolent, orderly, pacificatory, pacifist, pacifistic, pacifying, pastoral, peace-loving, peaceable, peaceful, peacetime, piping, placative, placatory, placid, propitiative, propitiatory, quiescent, quiet, reconciliatory, reposeful, reposing, restful, resting, secluded, sequestered, sequestrated, serene, sheltered, smooth, soft, soothing, still, still as death, stillish, stilly, stoic, stolid, subdued, subsiding, tame, tamed, tranquil, unagitated, unbellicose, uncontentious, undisturbed, unhostile, unmilitant, unmilitary, unmoved, unperturbed, unruffled, unstirring, untroubled, waning
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Pacific -- U.S. County in Washington Population (2000): 20984 Housing Units (2000): 13991 Land area (2000): 932.971294 sq. miles (2416.384456 sq. km) Water area (2000): 290.523943 sq. miles (752.453525 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1223.495237 sq. miles (3168.837981 sq. km) Located within: Washington (WA), FIPS 53 Location: 46.538320 N, 123.805494 W Headwords: Pacific Pacific, WA Pacific County Pacific County, WA
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Pacific, MO -- U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 5482 Housing Units (2000): 2343 Land area (2000): 5.422474 sq. miles (14.044143 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.006320 sq. miles (0.016369 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.428794 sq. miles (14.060512 sq. km) FIPS code: 55910 Located within: Missouri (MO), FIPS 29 Location: 38.481503 N, 90.750015 W ZIP Codes (1990): 63069 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Pacific, MO Pacific
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Pacific, WA -- U.S. city in Washington Population (2000): 5527 Housing Units (2000): 2090 Land area (2000): 2.560997 sq. miles (6.632952 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.001244 sq. miles (0.003222 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.562241 sq. miles (6.636174 sq. km) FIPS code: 52495 Located within: Washington (WA), FIPS 53 Location: 47.263272 N, 122.247831 W ZIP Codes (1990): 98047 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Pacific, WA Pacific




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