Latest South Pacific Stories

2008-09-30 21:00:23

By Al Rudis It's hotter than Hades. The enemy is savage and is willing to commit suicide to kill you. You are in a totally different culture from back home. But despite all the weirdness, you are always aware of why you're there: to fight for your country.

2008-09-27 08:20:00

Officials in Europe said Friday that scientists have identified a remote 1,700 mile long by 120 mile wide "entry zone" in the South Pacific where debris from Europe’s vast orbiting space freighter may crash after it is destroyed on Monday.

2008-08-28 09:00:53

By MICHAEL KUCHWARA By Michael Kuchwara The Associated Press NEW YORK CHRISTMAS ARRIVES ahead of Thanksgiving on Broadway this season. "Irving Berlin's White Christmas" has announced it will officially open Nov. 23 - four days before Thanksgiving.

2008-08-22 18:00:31

The estate of U.S. songwriter Richard Rodgers has donated $1 million to renovate the bandshell in a New York City park, city officials say.

2008-08-21 09:00:48

By MICHAEL KUCHWARA By Michael Kuchwara The Associated Press NEW YORK Show buffs can't get enough of "Gypsy" recordings. And now there is another one on the way.

2008-08-20 12:00:29

HONOLULU, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaii-based South Pacific Development Group (SPDG) has obtained a 120-year lease for 600 acres of prime oceanfront land on Savaii Island in Samoa to develop the Sasina Village Resort.

2008-08-08 05:55:00

Rising sea levels may one day sink some South Pacific islands, and Olympic athletes are warned its now or never to go for the gold.

2008-08-07 12:01:01

By MICHAEL KUCHWARA By Michael Kuchwara The Associated Press NEW YORK CASEY NICHOLAW is a busy man, and now he's going to be even busier.

2008-08-05 12:00:33

NEW YORK, AUG. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadway star, and three time Tony nominee, Kelli O'Hara opens up in a full length feature interview for the debut of The 8th Avenue Observer (http://www.the8thavenueobserver.com/), a new theatre website.

2008-07-16 03:00:26

By Cindy Allen, Enid News & Eagle, Okla. Jul. 16--United Way will reap the benefits of an additional Gaslight Theatre performance of the musical "South Pacific" being offered Sunday. Enid News & Eagle and Eagle Marketing are offering the 2 p.m.

Latest South Pacific Reference Libraries

2007-02-25 21:16:26

The Atlantic pomfret, Brama brama, is a pomfret of the family Bramidae, found in the Atlantic, Indian, and South Pacific oceans, at depths down to 3280.84 ft (1,000 m). Its length is between 15.75 and 39.37 in (40 and 100 cm). The Atlantic pomfret is a deep-bodied mesopelagic fish with a deeply forked tail, and large eyes near the front of a blunt snout. The pectoral fins are long and scythe-like. The scales are slightly serrated giving the body a rough texture. The mouth contains many...

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  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.