Oman, Gulf of

Oman, Gulf of

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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

  • Oman, Gulf of — geographical name arm of Arabian Sea between Oman & SE Iran …   New Collegiate 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 — steht für: Gulf Air, Fluggesellschaft Gulf College, College in Oman Gulf County, County in Florida Gulf (North Carolina), Ort in den Vereinigten Staaten Gulf Oil, amerikanischer Ölkonzern Gulf (Papua Neuguinea), Provinz von Papua Neuguinea Siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Oman national football team —  Oman سلطنة عُمان Nickname(s) Al Ahmar (The Red) Al Khanajar Al Omania (The Omani Daggers) Al Halwa Al Omania (The Sweet of Oman) Al Samba Al Khaleejia (Sambas of the Gulf) …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf Cup of Nations — Founded 1968, officially in 1970 Region Arabia/Middle East (AFC) Number of teams 8 (Qualifiers) 4 (Finals) Current champions …   Wikipedia

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