arabian sea

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Arabian Sea definition

Part of the Indian Ocean whose main arms include the Gulf of Oman to the northwest and the Gulf of Aden to the west.

Note: It is an important trade route between the Indian subcontinent and the states of the Persian Gulf and Mediterranean Sea.
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