strait hormuz

Hormuz

[hawr-mooz, hawr-muhz]
noun
a strait between Iran and the United Arab Emirates, connecting the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.
Also, Ormuz.
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Hormuz or Ormuz (hɔːˈmuːz, ˈhɔːmʌz)
 
n
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)
 
Ormuz or Ormuz
 
n

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