Definition of Gulf War in US English:

Gulf War

proper noun

  • 1

    another name for Iran–Iraq War
  • 2The war of January and February 1991 in which an international coalition of forces under the auspices of the United Nations forced the withdrawal of Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces from Kuwait, which they had invaded and occupied in August 1990.


Gulf War

/ˈɡəlf ˌwô(ə)r/