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1another 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/
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.