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Pacific Ocean (The)

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So called by Magellan, because he enjoyed calm weather and a placid sea when he sailed across it. All the more striking after the stormy and tempestuous passage of the adjoining straits.

The Pacific.

Amadeus VIII., Count of Savoy. (1383, 1391–1439; died 1451.)

Frederick III., Emperor of Germany. (1415, 1440–1493.)

Olaus III. of Norway. (*, 1030–1093.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Oz. (for ounce)
P
P
P [alliterative]
P.C. (patres conscripti)
P., P.P., P.P.P. (in music)
P.P.C. (pour prendre conge)
P.S. (post-scriptum)
P’s and Q’s
Pabana (The) or Peacock Dance
Pacific Ocean (The)
Packing a Jury
Pacolet
Pactolus
Padding
Paddington Fair
Paddle Your Own Canoe
Paddock
Paddi-whack
Paddy
Padua

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Pacific Ocean