HyperDic: pacific_ocean

English > 1 sense of the expression Pacific Ocean:
NOUNobjectPacific Ocean, Pacificthe largest ocean in the world
English > Pacific Ocean: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningThe largest ocean in the world.
SynonymPacific
Instance ofoceanA large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
PartsAleutian Islands, AleutiansAn archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska
Antarctic OceanThe southern waters surrounding Antarctica
Arafura SeaA part of the western Pacific Ocean to the north of Australia and to the south of New Guinea and the eastern islands of Indonesia
AustralasiaAustralia, New Zealand, and neighboring islands in the South Pacific
Austronesiaislands of central and South Pacific (Indonesia and Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia)
Bering SeaPart of the North Pacific between Alaska and Siberia
Coral SeaAn arm of the South Pacific to the northeast of Australia
East China SeaPart of the Pacific Ocean near eastern Asia
Guadalupe IslandA Mexican island in the Pacific to the west of Baja California
Gulf of AlaskaA gulf of the Pacific Ocean between the Alaska Peninsula and the Alexander Archipelago
Gulf of TehuantepecAn arm of the Pacific in southern Mexico
Inland SeaAn arm of the Pacific Ocean in southern Japan
Japan, Japanese Islands, Japanese ArchipelagoA string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
Malay Archipelago, East Indies, East IndiaA group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia
New GuineaA Pacific island to the north of Australia
New Zealand, New Zealand IslandsNorth Island and South Island and adjacent small islands in the South Pacific
North PacificThat part of the Pacific Ocean to the north of the equator
Oceania, OceanicaA large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago)
Osaka BayA bay of the western Pacific in southern Honshu
Pacific CoastA coast of the Pacific Ocean
Palau, Palau Islands, Belau, PelewA chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean
Philippines, Philippine IslandsAn archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
Puget SoundAn inlet of the North Pacific in northwestern Washington State
San Diego BayA bay of the Pacific in southern California
San Francisco BayA bay of the Pacific in western California
Santa Catalina, Catalina IslandAn island resort in the Pacific off the southwestern coast of California
Sea of Japan, East SeaAn arm of the Pacific between China and Japan
Sea of OkhotskAn arm of the Pacific to the east of Asia
South China SeaA tropical arm of the Pacific Ocean near southeastern Asia subject to frequent typhoons
South PacificThat part of the Pacific Ocean to the south of the equator
Tasman SeaAn arm of the southern Pacific Ocean between southeastern Australia and New Zealand
Volcano IslandsA group of Japanese Islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean to the north of the Marianas
Wake Island, WakeAn island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii
Yellow Sea, Huang HaiPart of the Pacific off the east coast of Asia
Region ofIwo, Iwo Jima, invasion of IwoA bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945)
Philippine Sea, battle of the Philippine SeaA naval battle in World War II (1944)
SpanishOcéano Pacífico, Pacífico
CatalanOceà Pacífic, Pacífic

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