What is Pacific Ocean?

  • (noun): The largest ocean in the world.
    Synonyms: Pacific

Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic in the north to the Southern Ocean (or, depending on definition, to Antarctica) in the south, bounded by Asia and Australia in the west, and the Americas in the east.

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... who claimed all the "South Sea" (the entire Pacific Ocean) and the lands adjoining the Pacific Ocean for the Spanish Crown ... extended far west from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean ... to open trade with the Orient across the Pacific ...
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... She was seen flying east from the Pacific Ocean ... game, a fish mentions that Bikini Bottom is located in the Pacific Ocean ... When it did, it came out of the Pacific Ocean ...

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