Oman, Gulf of
geographical name arm of Arabian Sea between Oman & SE Iran

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Oman, Gulf of — Northwestern arm of the Arabian Sea, between the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. It is about 230 mi (370 km) wide and 340 mi (545 km) long and connects with the Persian Gulf through the Strait of Hormuz. It is the only entrance to …   Universalium

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  • 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

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  • Gulf of Oman — noun an arm of the Arabian Sea connecting it with the Persian Gulf • Instance Hypernyms: ↑gulf • Part Holonyms: ↑Arabian Sea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gulf of Oman — bay that is located between Oman and Iran, northwestern arm of the Arabian Sea …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Oman — /oh mahn /, n. 1. Sultanate of. Formerly, Muscat and Oman. an independent sultanate in SE Arabia. 2,264,590; ab. 82,800 sq. mi. (212,380 sq. km). Cap.: Muscat. 2. Gulf of, a NW arm of the Arabian Sea, at the entrance to the Persian Gulf. * * *… …   Universalium

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