North Pacific Ocean

  1. the northern part of the Pacific Ocean, extending from the equator to the Arctic Ocean.

Origin of North Pacific Ocean

First recorded in 1780–90 by Captain James Cook
  • Also North Pacific .

Words Nearby North Pacific Ocean Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use North Pacific Ocean in a sentence

  • Discouraging accounts have been received respecting the whale fleet in the North Pacific Ocean.

  • The pelts of the sea-otter are obtained mainly in the North Pacific Ocean.

    Commercial Geography | Jacques W. Redway
  • Storms probably blew their boats across the North Pacific Ocean, and thus they found a new home.

    Conservation Reader | Harold W. Fairbanks
  • A wild wind blew from the southwest, and the mood of the North Pacific Ocean changed.

    Alaska | Ella Higginson
  • The sunset trembled upon the North Pacific Ocean, changing hourly as the evening wore on.

    Alaska | Ella Higginson