• WordNet 3.6
    • adv pacifically in a peaceable manner "the tenant paying the rent hereby reserved and performing the several covenants herein on his part contained shall peaceably hold and enjoy the demised premises"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The Defier of the Pacific The Defier of the Pacific
A group of marine Pacific Coast molluscs A group of marine Pacific Coast molluscs
Three Pacific Coast nudibranchs Three Pacific Coast nudibranchs

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Pacific island of Tonga once issued a stamp that was banana shaped
    • pacifically In a pacific manner; peaceably; peacefully.
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In literature:

The Pacific Railway through North America had been completed.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
On the other hand, he has not degenerated from some ideal pacific state.
"The Psychology of Nations" by G.E. Partridge
Roll, roll, great Pacific, roll!
"The Song of the Exile--A Canadian Epic" by Wilfred S. Skeats
These conditions, as will be seen later, are also encountered upon the Pacific slope.
"Mexico" by Charles Reginald Enock
How wonderful the development of the Pacific and Rocky Mountain sections of the public domain!
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866" by Various
Happily, the wind moderated, and a fine breeze springing up, we ran on merrily into the Pacific.
"Happy Jack" by W.H.G. Kingston
On the Pacific coast were several tribes, but none of any special importance.
"French Pathfinders in North America" by William Henry Johnson
It was Pacific Mail, and it was going to be cornered.
"Halsey & Co." by H. K. Shackleford
The Pacific border seems never to have been at rest.
"The Western United States" by Harold Wellman Fairbanks
The Union Pacific acquired large holdings from Collis P. Huntington's estate and controlled the Southern Pacific.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews

In poetry:

Coracle of Pacific voyages,
The unforecasted beach;
Then on an oar
Read this:
"'The Age Demanded'" by Ezra Pound
The grand Pacific there beyond
His dirty hut is glowing:
He only sees a big salt pond,
O'er which his grain is going.
"Billy Vickers" by Henry Kendall
The restless tide's impatient wave
In from the broad Pacific rolls
And sunset marks a mystic way
To the far-shining Port of Souls.
"Vale" by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
Upon whose hills, a bannered throng,
The spirits of the sun display
Their flashing lances day by day
And hear the sea's pacific song—
"Invocation" by Ambrose Bierce
I see them: they are always crying. The shored Pacific makes
perpetual music, and the stone mountains
Their music of silence, the stars blow long pipings of light:
the people are always crying in their hearts.
"Meditation On Saviors" by Robinson Jeffers
An' the blessed old Pacific he keeps singin' like a psalm,
To the shippin' in the roadstead an' the firefly in the palm,
An' the days are never scorchin' an' the nights are never 'ot,
In that port 'e used to yarn of with the name I've clean forgot.
"Port O' Dreams" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

She is anxious, even though it's been a long time since that bad breakup left a hole in her heart the size of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Olivia still tropical storm in Pacific.
Tropical Storm Olivia forms in Pacific.
At Pacific Northwest Ballet, an old 'Apollo' teaches a first-timer.
Pacific Basin Takes on Weighty Ballast .
Kennewick's Gregg LaVoie will tee off at 9:20 am today in the first round of the 46th Pacific Coast Amateur Championship at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Bandon , Ore.
It's day two of Asian-Pacific American Month, and yesterday's Huli Huli Chicken just made us ever hungrier for the cuisine of the region.
But they aren't listening to songs of love and legend from "South Pacific" or "Man of La Mancha".
Brandon Mahovlich, Lakeside Recovery pitcher, throws against Pacific Tech Construction July 14 at Bannerwood Park during the regular season Brandy Pugh Memorial Tournament.
" Cavalcade of Bands", the premier competitive event for high school marching bands of the Pacific Northwest, will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 PM at Edgar Brown Memorial Stadium in Pasco, WA.
As they sing in South Pacific,Bloody Mary is the girl I love.
Find the threatened Western Snowy Plover along the Pacific Ocean on the campus of the University of California Santa Barbara.
The USS Cobia , docked at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc, sank 13 Japanese ships in the South Pacific during the last two years of World War II.
Kelly Belair, a barista at the Black Rock Coffee Bar on Pacific Highway in Tigard, Ore. Chats with customers during the customer-organized cash mob, when regular customers assembled to buy drinks and give big tips.
Last week, hotly anticipated Casa de la Crème — the new face of La Crème Monterey catering company — made its debut in Pacific Grove.

In science:

Thompson, Solvability of groups of odd order, Pacif. J.
Carter subgroups of finite almost simple groups
The basic diagram for the latter is the Nixon Diamond, see Diagram 2.2, where a = N ixon, b = Quaker, c = Republican, d = pacif ist.
Remarks on Inheritance Systems
Karlin, S.P. and McGregor, G., Coincidence probabilities, Pacif. J.
Random walks conditioned to stay in Weyl chambers of type C and D
Astronomical Data Analysis Sof tware and Systems X I, Ast ronomica l Soc. of the Pacific, 2002, pp. 7–10. 6. Y. L i, C .-W. Fu, and A .J. Hanson, “Sca lable W IM: Effective Exploration in Large-Scale Astrophysical Env ironments,” IEEE Trans.
AstroSim: Collaborative Visualization of an Astrophysics Simulation in Second Life
Winston, "Heat Trap - Optimized Far Infrared Field Optics System," Appl Optics 15, 53-60 (1976). Emerson & Cuming Microwave Products, Inc., Randolph, MA 02368, R. A. Perley, F. R. Schwab and A. H. Bridle, Synthesis Imaging in Radio Astronomy, Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP Conference Series.
A Demonstration of Spectral and Spatial Interferometry at THz Frequencies