Pacific Definition

Making or tending to make peace; appeasing; conciliatory.
Webster's New World
Of a peaceful nature or disposition; not warlike; mild; tranquil; calm.
Webster's New World
Of, in, on, or near the Pacific Ocean.
Webster's New World
Of, on, or near the western coast of the United States.
American Heritage
Of or concerning countries bordering the Pacific Ocean, especially those of Asia and North America.
American Heritage
The Pacific Ocean.

Origin of Pacific

  • French pacifique from Old French pacifice from Latin pācificus pāx pāc- peace pag- in Indo-European roots -ficus -fic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin pācificus "peace-making"

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle French pacifique.

    From Wiktionary

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