an organization formed in Manila (1954), comprising Australia, Great Britain, France, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand, and the United States, for collective defense against aggression in southeastern Asia and the southwestern Pacific: abolished in 1977.
Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
[seet-uh v-th uh-pants] /ˈsit əv ðəˈpænts/ adjective 1. using or based on experience, instinct, or guesswork: a seat-of-the-pants management style. 2. done without the aid of instruments: The pilot made a seat-of-the-pants landing. seat-of-the-pants
- Seaton valley
/ˈsiːtən/ noun 1. a region in NE England, in SE Northumberland: consists of a group of former coal-mining villages
noun 1. a ship for the transportation of loaded railroad cars.
noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. a series of trial runs to test the performance of a new ship.