The gulf

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Definition

the Gulf: the region in Southwest Asia between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula
noun

a gulf: a large area of sea that has land almost all the way around it; a difference; distance, separation
noun
The Gulf of Mexico The ocean basin located at the southeast corner of north America.
There is an enormous gulf between the asking price of the house and the amount we are willing to pay. The difference is huge so we probably won't be able to buy it.

Examples

  • "However there is a cold front moving north out of the gulf that should keep things on the cooler side for this weekend."
  • "Moira : Speaking of Mexico, or more precisely the Gulf of Mexico, an earthquake struck the west coast of central Florida last night."

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