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Synonyms for gulf

something of immeasurable and vast extent

Synonyms for gulf

an arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land

an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)

a deep wide chasm

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I would not even seek to understand the caprice which had decided Captain Nemo upon entering the gulf.
The Arabian Edrisi portrays it under the name of the Gulf of Colzoum, and relates that vessels perished there in great numbers on the sandbanks and that no one would risk sailing in the night.
But in our time, steamers running between Suez and the South Seas have nothing more to fear from the fury of this gulf, in spite of contrary trade-winds.
Very likely; but as we advance to the bottom of the gulf, you will see this singular appearance.
It takes us beneath Suez and opens into the Gulf of Pelusium.
In December 1990, Ranger headed for the Arabian Gulf with VS-38 on board.
Under the umbrella of the United Nations, as shown in both the Persian Gulf and the Balkans, unilateral military action by a single state can be replaced by military action sanctioned by the community of nations.
Gulf was established in 1916 with the monthly launch of World Oil magazine.
Part one deals with the origins of the Gulf War, part two discusses the immediate causes of the Gulf War, part three talks about the stages of the Gulf War, and part four spells out who was responsible for the Gulf War.
In its final report, the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight said the congressional investigation showed that ``a variety of toxic agents in the Gulf War,'' including Iraqi chemical weapons and pesticides, were probably responsible for the health problems reported by thousands of veterans.
Using the latest data available, it reported the cancer rate of Persian Gulf vets was slightly below that of comparable vets who didn't deploy to the Gulf, and far lower than that of the comparable civilian population.
Deborah Edwards didn't serve in the Gulf War, but she has all the symptoms of Gulf War syndrome, a controversial medical condition - still denied by the military - that is characterized by chronic fatigue, digestive problems and joint pain.
The Department of Defense is engaged in probably one of the most serious cover-ups in the history of military affairs," says Paul Sullivan, a Gulf veteran and founder of the National Gulf War Research Center.
When several top Georgia Gulf executives created an information management team (IMT) to target areas in the firm where continuous process improvement would have a dramatic impact on information, they found that the most effective way companies can transfer and manage information between each other is electronically.
We are proud to deepen our relationship with our long time partners, the Boston Red Sox," said Gulf Oil President Ron Sabia.