[pah-thee-fee-kaw, -see-] /pɑˈθi fiˌkɔ, -ˈsi-/
noun, plural pacificos
[pah-thee-fee-kaws, -see-] /pɑˈθi fiˌkɔs, -ˈsi-/ (Show IPA). Spanish.
a peaceful person.
a native of Cuba or the Philippine Islands who did not resist the Spanish occupation.
noun 1. an ocean bordered by the American continents, Asia, and Australia: largest ocean in the world; divided by the equator into the North Pacific and the South Pacific. 70,000,000 sq. mi. (181,300,000 sq. km); greatest known depth, 35,433 feet (10,800 meters). noun 1. the world’s largest and deepest ocean, lying between Asia and Australia […]
noun 1. .
- Pacific rim
noun 1. the regions, countries, etc, that lie on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, esp in the context of their developing manufacturing capacity and consumer markets
noun 1. Geology. one of the major tectonic divisions of the earth’s crust, comprising four sea-floor basins; separated from the Nazca, Cocos, and North and South American plates by the East Pacific Rise and San Andreas fault and bounded in the western Pacific Ocean by a series of major ocean deeps, including the Kuril, Japan, […]