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Definition of Gulf

Gulf

  1. A hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin,
  2. That which swallows; the gullet.
  3. That which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy.
  4. A portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially land-locked sea; as, the Gulf of Mexico.
  5. A large deposit of ore in a lode.

Gulf Quotations

How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.
Johnny Cash

By curious accident of history and geography, the world's major energy resources are located pretty much in Shiite regions. They're a minority in the Middle East, but they happen to be where the oil is, right around the northern part of the Gulf.
Noam Chomsky

Let us build bridges, my friends, build bridges to human dignity across that gulf that separates black America from white America.
Richard M. Nixon

He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit, He that leaps the wide gulf should prevail in his suit.
Walter Scott

This gulf war syndrome thing is truly unfortunate, and I've met some of the vets who have this. These are my guys, and I feel terrible about it.
Norman Schwarzkopf
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Gulf Translations

gulf in Afrikaans is golf, gholf
gulf in Danish is bugt
gulf in Dutch is golfspel, golf, inham, bocht, boezem
gulf in Finnish is lahti
gulf in French is golfe
gulf in German is Golf
gulf in Italian is golfo
gulf in Norwegian is avgrunn, havbukt
gulf in Portuguese is golfo
gulf in Spanish is golfo
gulf in Swedish is bukt

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