Gulf of Siam
geographical name see Thailand, Gulf of

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gulf of Siam — noun an arm of the South China Sea between Indochina and the Malay Peninsula • Syn: ↑Gulf of Thailand • Instance Hypernyms: ↑gulf • Part Holonyms: ↑South China Sea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gulf of Thailand — The Gulf of Thailand (or Gulf of Siam) is a gulf that borders, but is not part of the South China Sea (Pacific Ocean). The gulf is bordered by Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam. The northern tip of the gulf is the Bay of Bangkok at the mouth of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Thailand — noun an arm of the South China Sea between Indochina and the Malay Peninsula • Syn: ↑Gulf of Siam • Instance Hypernyms: ↑gulf • Part Holonyms: ↑South China Sea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Siam, Gulf of — geographical name see Thailand (Gulf of) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Siam, Gulf of — part of the South China Sea betw. the Malay Peninsula and Indochina …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Siam, Gulf of — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thailand, Gulf of — formerly Gulf of Siam Inlet of the South China Sea. Mostly bordering Thailand, though Cambodia and Vietnam form its southeastern shore, it is 300–350 mi (500–560 km) wide and 450 mi (725 km) long. Thailand s main harbours lie along its shores,… …   Universalium

  • Thailand, Gulf of — or formerly Gulf of Siam geographical name arm of S China Sea between Indochina & Malay Peninsula …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Siam (Thailand) —     Siam     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Siam     Siam, the land of the White Elephant or the country of the Muang Thai (the Free), is situated in the south eastern corner of Asia, lying between 4° and 21° north lat. and 97° and 106° east long. It… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • gulf — gulflike, adj. gulfy, adj. /gulf/, n. 1. a portion of an ocean or sea partly enclosed by land. 2. a deep hollow; chasm or abyss. 3. any wide separation, as in position, status, or education. 4. something that engulfs or swallows up. v.t. 5. to… …   Universalium

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