Meaning of PACIFIC in English

adj. & n.

adj. 1 characterized by or tending to peace; tranquil. 2 (Pacific) of or adjoining the Pacific.

n. (the Pacific) the generally placid expanse of ocean between America to the east and Asia to the west. Pacific Time the standard time used in the Pacific region of Canada and the US. pacifically adv.

[ F pacifique or L pacificus f. pax pacis peace ]

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