[hawr-mooz, hawr-muhz] /hɔrˈmuz, ˈhɔr mʌz/
Strait of, a strait between Iran and the United Arab Emirates, connecting the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.
an island off the SE coast of Iran, in the Strait of Hormuz: ruins of the ancient city of Hormuz, a major trading centre in the Middle Ages. Area: about 41 sq km (16 sq miles)
/ˈhɔːnˌbæɡ/ noun 1. (Austral, slang) a promiscuous woman
[hawrn-beem] /ˈhɔrnˌbim/ noun 1. any North American shrub or tree belonging to the genus Carpinus, of the birch family, yielding a hard, heavy wood, as C. caroliniana (American hornbeam) /ˈhɔːnˌbiːm/ noun 1. any tree of the betulaceous genus Carpinus, such as C. betulus of Europe and Asia, having smooth grey bark and hard white wood […]
[hawrn-bil] /ˈhɔrnˌbɪl/ noun 1. any large bird of the family Bucerotidae, of the Old World tropics, characterized by a very large usually surmounted by a horny protuberance. /ˈhɔːnˌbɪl/ noun 1. any bird of the family Bucerotidae of tropical Africa and Asia, having a very large bill with a basal bony protuberance: order Coraciiformes (kingfishers, etc) […]
[hawrn-blend] /ˈhɔrnˌblɛnd/ noun 1. a dark-green to black mineral of the amphibole group, calcium magnesium iron and hydroxyl aluminosilicate. /ˈhɔːnˌblɛnd/ noun 1. a black or greenish-black mineral of the amphibole group, found in igneous and metamorphic rocks. Composition: calcium magnesium iron sodium aluminium aluminosilicate. General formula: (Ca,Na)2.3(Mg,Fe,Al)5Si6(Si,Al)2O22(OH)2 n. 1796, from German Hornblende, from horn (see […]