Definition of Persian Gulf in English:

Persian Gulf

proper noun

  • An arm of the Arabian Sea, to which it is connected by the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman. It extends northwest between the Arabian peninsula and the coast of southwestern Iran.

    Also called Arabian gulf; informally omitted unresolving XREF to "the gulf" (see gulf)

Pronunciation

Persian Gulf

/ˌpərZHən ˈɡəlf/