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Pacific Islands

  

      pl n   a former Trust Territory; an island group in the W Pacific Ocean, mandated to Japan after World War I and assigned to the U.S. by the United Nations in 1947: comprised 2141 islands (96 inhabited) of the Caroline, Marshall, and Mariana groups (excluding Guam). In 1978 the Northern Marianas became a commonwealth in union with the U.S. The three remaining entities consisting of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Belau (formerly Palau), and the Federated States of Micronesia became self-governing during the period 1979--80. In 1982 they signed agreements of free association with the U.S. Administrative centre: Saipan (Mariana Islands). Land area: about 1800 sq. km (700 sq. miles), scattered over about 7500000 sq. km (3000000 sq. miles) of ocean  
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pacific  
      adj  
1    tending or conducive to peace; conciliatory  
2    not aggressive; opposed to the use of force  
3    free from conflict; peaceful  
     (C16: from Old French pacifique, from Latin pacificus, from pax peace + facere to make)  
  pacifically      adv  


Indo-Pacific  
      adj  
1    of or relating to the region of the Indian and W Pacific Oceans off the coast of SE Asia  
      n  
2    a hypothetical family of languages relating the languages of New Guinea other than Malayo-Polynesian. Tentative affiliations with Malayo-Polynesian or Australian languages have been suggested  
Pacific  
      n  
1       the. short for       Pacific Ocean  
      adj  
2    of or relating to the Pacific Ocean or its islands  
Pacific Islands  
      pl n   a former Trust Territory; an island group in the W Pacific Ocean, mandated to Japan after World War I and assigned to the U.S. by the United Nations in 1947: comprised 2141 islands (96 inhabited) of the Caroline, Marshall, and Mariana groups (excluding Guam). In 1978 the Northern Marianas became a commonwealth in union with the U.S. The three remaining entities consisting of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Belau (formerly Palau), and the Federated States of Micronesia became self-governing during the period 1979--80. In 1982 they signed agreements of free association with the U.S. Administrative centre: Saipan (Mariana Islands). Land area: about 1800 sq. km (700 sq. miles), scattered over about 7500000 sq. km (3000000 sq. miles) of ocean  
Pacific Northwest  
      n   the region of North America lying north of the Columbia River and west of the Rockies  
Pacific Ocean  
      n   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 165760000 sq. km (64000000 sq. miles). Average depth: 4215 m (14050 ft.). Greatest depth: Challenger Deep (in the Marianas Trench), 11033 m (37073 ft.). Greatest width: (between Panama and Mindanao, Philippines) 17066 km (10600 miles)  
Pacific rim  
      n   the regions, countries, etc., that lie on the western shores of the Pacific Ocean, esp. in the context of their developing manufacturing capacity and consumer markets  
Pacific Standard Time  
      n   one of the standard times used in North America, based on the local time of the 120° meridian, eight hours behind Greenwich Mean Time,   (Abbrev.)    PST  

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pacific

  
1    appeasing, conciliatory, diplomatic, irenic, pacificatory, peacemaking, placatory, propitiatory  
2    dovelike, dovish, friendly, gentle, mild, nonbelligerent, nonviolent, pacifist, peaceable, peace-loving  
3    at peace, calm, halcyon, peaceful, placid, quiet, serene, smooth, still, tranquil, unruffled  
  
Antonyms     
   aggressive, antagonistic, belligerent, hostile, nonconciliatory, pugnacious, unforgiving, unfriendly, violent, warlike  

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n.
a neurological condition found on the island of Guam
The symptoms range from motor nuron disease (Lou Gehrig's disease) to Parkinson's disease.
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