Definition of Strait of ormuz

1. Noun. A strategically important strait linking the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.

Exact synonyms: Strait Of Hormuz
Group relationships: Arabian Sea
Generic synonyms: Sound, Strait



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strait Of Ormuz

Stradavarius
Stradivari
Stradivarius
Strads
Strait of Bonifacio
Strait of Calais
Strait of Dover
Strait of Georgia
Strait of Gibraltar
Strait of Hormuz
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Strait of Kerch
Strait of Magellan
Strait of Malacca
Strait of Messina
Strait of Ormuz
Strait of Otranto
Strait of Sicily
Strand
Strangelovian
Strasbourg
Strasburg
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
Strategic Defense Initiative
Stratford
Stratford-on-Avon
Stratford-upon-Avon
Stratfordian
Stratfordians

Literary usage of Strait of ormuz

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1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1875)
"Its entrance from the Indian ocean is through the Arabian sea, the gulf of Oman, and the strait of Ormuz. the last of which is about 35 m. wide. ..."

2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"Its entrance from the Indian ocean is through the Arabian sea, the gulf of Oman, and the strait of Ormuz, the last of which is about 85 m. wide. ..."

3. Geography Generalised; Or, An Introduction to the Study of Geography on the by Robert Sullivan, Samuel Haughton (1884)
"... between Arabia and Africa; the Persian Gulf, Strait of Ormuz, and Gulf of Oman, between Arabia, Persia, and Beloochistan; the Gulfs of Cutch and Cambay, ..."

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