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See also: pacific, pacífic, and Pacífic

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin pācificus (peace-making), so called by Magellan because he sailed peacefully over it after weathering Cape Horn.

Proper nounEdit

the Pacific

  1. The Pacific Ocean.

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NounEdit

Pacific (plural Pacifics)

 4-6-2 on Wikipedia
  1. (rail transport) a steam locomotive of the 4-6-2 wheel arrangement.

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Pacific (not comparable)

  1. Related to the Pacific Ocean.

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