Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A peaceful person; -- applied specif. by the Spaniards to the natives in Cuba and the Philippine Islands who did not oppose the Spanish arms.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A person of pacific or peaceful character; a non-belligerent; specifically, a native of Cuba or the Philippines who submitted without opposition to the Spaniards when the latter took possession of those islands.
  • n. During the Spanish-American war of 1898, a non-combatant.

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Examples

  • The Atlantic Ocean is still subject to storms, but in Del Zur, or Mare pacifico, seldom or never any.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Why in that quiet ocean of Zur, in mari pacifico, it is scarce perceived, in our British seas most violent, in the Mediterranean and Red Sea so vehement, irregular, and diverse?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Questo video per la canzone di Birdengine ci porta nel pacifico ambiente di un prato.

    No Fat Clips!!! : Thoughts Of A Falling Glass Man

  • I forget what's really controversial on this forum. ms mac pacifico

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  • All graduates on admission were required to take a solemn oath that they would handle the books _modo honesto et pacifico, nulli librorum per turpitudinem aut rasuras abolitionesque foliorum, præjudicium inferendo_.

    The Customs of Old England

  • Pax tibi sit quicunque Dei penetralia Christi, pectore pacifico candidus ingrederis.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • The success of his enterprise -- his very life -- hinged upon his caution, his powers of dissimulation, his ability to pass as a harmless, helpless pacifico.

    Rainbow's End

  • A lieutenant, for instance, will take twenty men out for their daily walk through the surrounding country and after burning a few huts and butchering a pacifico or two, will come back in time for dinner and charge his captain for rations for fifty men and for three thousand cartridges "expended in service."

    Cuba in War Time

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    Radio Project Front Page Podcast

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