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/gəlf/,
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gulfs, plural;
  1. A deep inlet of the sea almost surrounded by land, with a narrow mouth

  2. A deep ravine, chasm, or abyss

  3. A large difference or division between two people or groups, or between viewpoints, concepts, or situations
    • - a wide gulf between theory and practice

  1. an arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land; larger than a bay
  2. 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"
  3. a deep wide chasm
  4. Gulf (1949) 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.
  5. The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is the ninth largest body of water in the world. It is a partially landlocked ocean basin largely surrounded by the North American continent and the island of Cuba. ...
  6. The Persian Gulf, in Southwest Asia, is an extension of the Indian Ocean located between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula.Working Paper No. ...
  7. A hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin; That which swallows; the gullet. w:William Shakespeare; That which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy. ...
  8. a part of an ocean or sea extending into the land
  9. The favourite sport of Geography profs is gulf.
  10. Creek Canyon Preserve, in St. Clair County near the private Horse Pens 40 nature park, sits high on a mountain overlooking central Alabama. Obtained in 1999, the preserve is split by Gulf Creek, which drains through a gorge several hundred feet deep. ...
  11. War veterans were exposed to a number of sources of these compounds, including nerve gas and pesticides.
  12. a body of water forming a coastal indentation in which the mouth is narrower than the magnitude of the indentation.
  13. The country around the Gulf of Carpentaria
  14. a body of water existing within a large embayment of a continental coastline
  15. Part of an ocean that extends into the land; larger than a bay.
  16. gullet (throat or esophagus)
  17. A deep cut in the ground