Associations to the word «Gulf»

Pictures for the word «Gulf»


GULF, noun. A hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin.
GULF, noun. (obsolete) That which swallows; the gullet.
GULF, noun. That which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy.
GULF, noun. (geography) A portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially landlocked sea; as, the Gulf of Mexico or Persian Gulf.
GULF, noun. (mining) A large deposit of ore in a lode.
GULF, noun. A difference, especially a large difference, between groups
GULF ARABIC, proper noun. A language of Iraq.
GULF OF ADEN, proper noun. A gulf in the Arabian Sea between Yemen and Somalia, connected to the Red Sea through Bab el Mandeb strait.
GULF OF ALASKA, proper noun. An arm of the Pacific Ocean defined by the curve of the southern coast of Alaska, stretching from the Alaska Peninsula and Kodiak Island in the west to the Alexander Archipelago in the east
GULF OF BOTHNIA, proper noun. The northernmost arm of the Baltic Sea.
GULF OF CALIFORNIA, proper noun. A body of water that separates the Baja California Peninsula from the Mexican mainland
GULF OF FINLAND, proper noun. An arm of the Baltic Sea that separates the European countries of Estonia and Finland. On its eastern end, the Neva at the Russian city of St. Petersburg empties into it.
GULF OF GUINEA, proper noun. Part of the Atlantic Ocean southwest of Africa.
GULF OF KACHCHH, proper noun. Alternative form of Gulf of Kutch
GULF OF KUTCH, proper noun. A gulf (an inlet of the Arabian Sea) in the Indian state of Gujarat.
GULF OF MEXICO, proper noun. A gulf to the south of the USA and to the east and north of Mexico.
GULF OF NAPLES, proper noun. A gulf, in the Mediterranean Sea, located along the coast of Campania
GULF OF RIGA, proper noun. The inland body of water that is part of the Baltic Sea in eastern Europe and is near Latvia and Estonia.
GULF OF THAILAND, proper noun. An inland body of water in the Pacific Ocean that is southeast of Southeast Asia below the countries of Myanmar, Thailand, and Cambodia, and is close to the Malay Peninsula of Malaysia.
GULF STREAM, proper noun. The warm ocean current issuing from the Gulf of Mexico, flowing northeastwards along the coast of North America to the Grand Banks where it breaks eastwards across the Atlantic Ocean and helps to maintain warm temperatures along the western coasts of the British Isles.
GULF WAR, proper noun. One of several wars fought at the Persian Gulf in the 90s.
GULF WAR ILLNESS, noun. Alternative form of Gulf War syndrome
GULF WAR SYNDROME, noun. A chronic multisymptom disorder affecting veterans and civilians after the 1991 Gulf War, possibly related to chemical weapons.

Dictionary definition

GULF, noun. An arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land; larger than a bay.
GULF, noun. An unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding); "he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends"; "there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy".
GULF, noun. A deep wide chasm.

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