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Pacific Ocean

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cf. Pacific. Portuguese explorer Magellan called the ocean pacífico (peaceful) (in c. 1519) because, after sailing through the stormy seas off Cape Horn, the expedition found calm waters[1].

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Pacific Ocean

  1. An ocean, the world's largest body of water, to the east of Asia and Australasia and to the west of the Americas.

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