[guhlf-pawrt, -pohrt] /ˈgʌlfˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt/
a city in SE Mississippi, on the Gulf of Mexico.
a town in W Florida.
plural noun 1. the states of the U.S. bordering on the Gulf of Mexico: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. 2. Also called Persian Gulf States. the oil-producing countries bordering on or located near the Persian Gulf: Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. plural noun the Gulf States […]
noun 1. a warm ocean current flowing N from the Gulf of Mexico, along the E coast of the U.S., to an area off the SE coast of Newfoundland, where it becomes the western terminus of the North Atlantic Current. 2. . noun 1. a relatively warm ocean current flowing northeastwards off the Atlantic coast […]
noun 1. a major ocean-current system consisting of the Gulf Stream and the Florida and North Atlantic currents.
noun 1. a conflict (Jan.–Feb. 1991) between Iraq and the United States and its allies to expel Iraq from Kuwait. noun 1. the war (1991) between US-led UN forces and Iraq, following Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait 2. See Iran-Iraq War