Persian Gulf

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The Persian Gulf

  1. The Persian Gulf, a gulf between Iran (Persia) and the Arabian Peninsula.
    Synonyms: (used in some Arab countries) Arabian Gulf, (Ottoman-era name) Gulf of Basra
    • 1994 [November 29, 1990], Quayle, Dan, Standing Firm: A Vice-Presidential Memoir[1], 1st edition, HarperCollins, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, →OL, page 253:
      Today, all the states of the Middle East face a major threat in Saddam Hussein's Iraq. Saddam's ambitions are not confined to Kuwait. Rather, his goal is to dominate the Persian Gulf region and use its vast wealth to become the greatest Arab hero of modern times, the leader of a new Arab superpower.


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