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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pacific Ocean (The).
 
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.   1
   The Pacific.   2
   Amadeus VIII., Count of Savoy. (1383, 1391–1439; died 1451.)   3
   Frederick III., Emperor of Germany. (1415, 1440–1493.)   4
   Olaus III. of Norway. (*, 1030–1093.)   5
 


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