Definitions

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  • proper n. The southern part of the Pacific Ocean, from the equator to the Antarctic Ocean
  • proper n. The islands of Oceania

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. that part of the Pacific Ocean to the south of the equator

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Examples

  • Someone call the South Pacific, because Easter Island's missing a Moai.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Eager to capture the pivotal Guadalcanal region of the South Pacific from the Japanese who have established a nearly impenetrable fortress there, a squadron of soldiers led by Lt. Col.

    Home Theater Forum

  • THOSE WITH A TASTE for outrĂ© entertainment will be delighted to learn that this year's revival of the reality version of South Pacific is shortly due to begin now that the Nisshin Maru has left port for its annual whaling expedition.

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  • Africa, Latin America, and the South Pacific are the main diplomatic battlegrounds for Taiwan and China, which have accused eachother of luring allies away with "chequebook diplomacy."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Pacific Community: note - formerly known as the South Pacific

    The 2005 CIA World Factbook

  • Pacific Islands Forum (PIF): note - formerly known as South Pacific

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • Pacific Community (SPC): note - formerly known as the South Pacific

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • No, simpler, light-come and light-go, passionate and forgetful, like children, and all the time South Pacific, that is to say unmalicious and good-tempered.

    Mystic Isles of the South Seas.

  • The South Pacific was a testing ground for US nuclear weapons during the Cold War - just as Kazakhstan served as the chief test site for Soviet scientists.

    EurasiaNet

  • Legal action over Japanese whaling in the South Pacific is a "serious course of action" the Government may be forced to take, the Foreign Affairs Minister says.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

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