Mexico, Gulf of
geographical name inlet of the Atlantic on SE coast of North America

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mexico,Gulf of — Mexico, Gulf of An arm of the Atlantic Ocean in southeast North America bordering on eastern Mexico, the southeast United States, and Cuba. It connects with the Atlantic Ocean through the Straits of Florida and with the Caribbean Sea through the… …   Universalium

  • Mexico, Gulf of — Gulf, southeastern coast of North America, connected to the Atlantic Ocean by the Straits of Florida and to the Caribbean Sea by the Yucatán Channel. Covering an area of 600,000 sq mi (1,550,000 sq km), it is bounded by the U.S., Mexico, and Cuba …   Universalium

  • Mexico, Gulf of — inlet of the Atlantic, among the United States, Mexico, and Cuba; 700,000 sq mi …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • MEXICO, GULF OF —    a large basin between United States and Mexican territory; is shut in by the peninsulas of Florida and Yucatan, 500 m. apart, and the western extremity of Cuba, which lies between them; it receives the Mississippi, Rio Grande, and many other… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Mexico, Gulf of — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gulf of Oman — The Gulf of Oman or Sea of Oman (Arabic: خليج عُمان‎ Ḫalīdj ʾUmān; alternatively known as خليج مکران , Ḫalīdj Makrān; in Persian: دریای عمان Daryā ye Ommān, or دریای پارس Daryā ye Pārs) is a strait (and not an actual gulf) that connects the… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Mexico — The Gulf of Mexico in 3D perspective Earth s oceans (World Ocean) Arctic Ocean Atlanti …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of California — For the book by John Steinbeck, see The Log from the Sea of Cortez. Coordinates: 28°0′N 112°0′W / 28°N 112°W / 28; 1 …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Mexico Drive — is the major road that runs north and south on Longboat Key, Florida. It offers views of the Gulf of Mexico to the west and Sarasota Bay to the east. A state maintained highway, Gulf of Mexico Drive is also known as State Road 789 …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Mexico — Gulf of Mex|i|co the Gulf of Mexico an area of the Atlantic Ocean south of the US, east of Mexico, and west of Cuba …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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