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How to use Pacific Ocean in a sentence
This star-studded locale is Malibu Colony, a private stretch of around 100 homes sitting side by side on the Pacific Ocean.
The Tsars used them to push the frontiers of Russia southwards and east, through Siberia and as far as the Pacific Ocean.
As we speak, container ships full of toys, electronics, and clothing are chugging their way across the Pacific Ocean.
But there used to be more of a focus on the big ideas too—Should America make its way to the Pacific Ocean?Scott Brown-Elizabeth Warren Contest in Massachusetts: Ugliest Senate Race | Matt Latimer | September 28, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
But he no more knew of the places named for him than he did of the Pacific Ocean or of distant planets.
For the whole Pacific Ocean appeared to be heaving out its chest and coming on, eighty feet high.The Belted Seas | Arthur Colton
Not so very long ago Halstead commanded a yacht on the Pacific Ocean, and had some of his most rousing adventures at that time.Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants | H. Irving Hancock
Hearing the savages tell of a great river flowing southward, he fancied that it must empty into the Pacific Ocean.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies | H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
We have now to cross this, for our faces are set towards the Pacific Ocean.Mexico | Charles Reginald Enock
In the middle of the Pacific Ocean, and hardly a ripple on the waves!Fifty-Two Stories For Girls | Various
British Dictionary definitions for Pacific Ocean
the world's largest and deepest ocean, lying between Asia and Australia and North and South America: almost landlocked in the north, linked with the Arctic Ocean only by the Bering Strait, and extending to Antarctica in the south; has exceptionally deep trenches, and a large number of volcanic and coral islands. Area: about 165 760 000 sq km (64 000 000 sq miles). Average depth: 4215 m (14 050 ft). Greatest depth: Challenger Deep (in the Marianas Trench), 11 033 m (37 073 ft). Greatest width: (between Panama and Mindanao, Philippines) 17 066 km (10 600 miles)
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Cultural definitions for Pacific Ocean
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