Definitions for Gulfgʌlf
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an arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land; larger than a bay
gulf, disconnect, disconnection(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"
a deep wide chasm
A hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin.
That which swallows; the gullet.
That which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy.
A portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially landlocked sea; as, the Gulf of Mexico or Persian Gulf.
A large deposit of ore in a lode.
Origin: From golfe, from golfo, from colfos, from κόλπος.
a hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin,
that which swallows; the gullet
that which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy
a portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially land-locked sea; as, the Gulf of Mexico
a large deposit of ore in a lode
Origin: [F. golfe, It. golfo, fr. Gr. ko`lpos bosom, bay, gulf, LGr. ko`lfos.]
Gulf is a novella by Robert A. Heinlein, originally published as a serial in the November and December 1949 issues of Astounding Science Fiction. It concerns a secret society of geniuses who act to protect humanity. The novel Friday, written in 1982, was loosely a sequel.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Gulf' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4035
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
For us, the Persian Gulf is our lifeline.
The leverage is much more in Washington than in the Gulf.
I remember the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico all too well.
Iranian barrels coming into Europe may well push more Urals into U.S. Gulf.
I am reaffirming our iron-clad commitment to the security of our Gulf partners.
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Translations for Gulf
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- заліў, затокаBelarusian
- golfCatalan, Valencian
- خلیج, شاخابPersian
- ծովածոց, ծոց, ծովախորշArmenian
- 灣, 만Korean
- golfNorwegian Nynorsk
- zaliv, залив, zaljev, заљевSerbo-Croatian
- залив, затокаUkrainian
- vịnh, 灣Vietnamese
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