Definition of gulf

Definition of gulf
  1. gulf Noun A hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin.
  2. gulf Noun That which swallows; the gullet. w:William Shakespeare
  3. gulf Noun That which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy. w:William Shakespeare
  4. gulf Noun A portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially landlocked sea; as, the Gulf of Mexico or Persian Gulf.
  5. gulf Noun A large deposit of ore in a lode.
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