Definition of Persian gulf

1. Noun. A shallow arm of the Arabian Sea between Iran and the Arabian peninsula; the Persian Gulf oil fields are among the most productive in the world.

Exact synonyms: Arabian Gulf
Terms within: Bahrain, Bahrain Island, Bahrein, Bahrein Island
Group relationships: Arabian Sea
Generic synonyms: Gulf



Definition of Persian gulf

1. Proper noun. A gulf between modern day Iran and the Arabian Peninsula; known as '''The Persian Gulf'''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Persian Gulf

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Persea
Persea Americana
Persea borbonia
Persean
Perseans
Perseid
Perseids
Persephone
Persepolis
Perseus
Pershing
Persia
Persian
Persian Empire
Persian Gulf
Persian Gulf War
Persian Gulf illness
Persian Royal Road
Persian cat
Persian deity
Persian iris
Persian lamb
Persian lilac
Persian melon
Persian powder
Persian relapsing fever
Persian violet
Persian walnut
Persianness

Literary usage of Persian gulf

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1. Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses: Final Report edited by Joyce C Laslof, Marguerite Knox, John D Baldeschwieler (1997)
"Baker, MS, and Strunk, HK, "Medical Aspects of persian gulf Operations: Serious Infectious and Communicable Diseases of the persian gulf and Saudi Arabian ..."

2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"... oí the persian gulf and North Arabian Sea, with description of C. calliope, ... persian gulf, Gulf of Oman, and N'orth Arabian Sea, dredged by Mr. FW ..."

3. Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents (1993)
"Veterans who served on active duty for 90 days or more during the persian gulf War are included in this category. Veterans must apply to VA for care for the ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1890)
"PROCEEDINGS OF THB KO Y AL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIET^E AND MONTHLY RECORD OF GEOGRAPHY. The Bahrein Islands, in the persian gulf. By J. THEODORE BENT. ..."

5. Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society by Hakluyt Society (1871)
"... m the persian gulf. AT p. iii of the Introduction I assumed that the island ... near the mouth of the persian gulf, with tho much smaller Kais or Kish, ..."

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