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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

As I have said for many years throughout this land, we're borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change.
Al Gore

One of the good things about the way the Gulf War ended in 1991 is, you'd see the Vietnam veterans marching with the Gulf War veterans.
George H. W. Bush

There are more than 300,000 families in the Gulf region that lost their homes and are waiting for peace of mind. The hurricane exposed the sad reality of poverty in America. We saw, in all its horrific detail, the vulnerabilities of living in inadequate housing and the heartbreak of losing one's home.
Harry Connick, Jr.

No one thinks of Mexico and Peru as black. But Mexico and Peru together got 700,000 Africans in the slave trade. The coast of Acapulco was a black city in the 1870s. And the Veracruz Coast on the gulf of Mexico and the Costa Chica, south of Acapulco are traditional black lands.
Henry Louis Gates
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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