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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pacific  \Pa*cif"ic\,  a.  [L.  pacificus:  cf  F.  pacifique  See 
  {Pacify}.] 
  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 
  condition. 
 
  {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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  pacific 
  adj  1:  promoting  peace;  "the  result  of  this  pacific  policy  was  that 
  no  troops  were  called  up" 
  2:  relating  to  or  bordering  the  Pacific  Ocean;  "Pacific 
  islands"  [syn:  {Pacific}] 
  3:  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:  {peaceable}] 
  n  :  the  largest  ocean  in  the  world  [syn:  {Pacific},  {Pacific 
  Ocean}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Pacific,  MO  (city,  FIPS  55910) 
  Location:  38.47833  N,  90.75292  W 
  Population  (1990):  4350  (1811  housing  units) 
  Area:  8.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  63069 
  Pacific,  WA  (city,  FIPS  52495) 
  Location:  47.26575  N,  122.24672  W 
  Population  (1990):  4622  (1815  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  98047 




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