Definition of Gulf States in English:

Gulf States

proper noun

  • 1The countries bordering on the Persian Gulf (Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, and Oman)

  • 2The US states that border on the Gulf of Mexico (Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas)

Pronunciation:

Gulf States

/ˈɡəlf ˌstāts/