|1.||[ noun ] (geography) the largest ocean in the world|
|Related terms:||ocean south_pacific north_pacific Japan Philippines Wake_Island Malay_Archipelago Aleutian_Islands Papua Bering_Sea Oceania Iwo New_Zealand guadalupe_island Coral_Sea South_China_Sea East_China_Sea Sea_of_Japan Sea_of_Okhotsk Yellow_Sea Australasia San_Diego_Bay San_Francisco_Bay Puget_Sound gulf_of_alaska belau catalina_island gulf_of_tehuantepec osaka_bay Antarctic_Ocean volcano_islands arafura_sea Austronesia Philippine_Sea tasman_sea Iwo|
|2.||[ adjective ] promoting peace|
"the result of this pacific policy was that no troops were called up"
|3.||[ adjective ] relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean|
|4.||[ adjective ] 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"