Definition of Persian Gulf in US 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 northwestward between the Arabian peninsula and the coast of southwestern Iran.

    Also called Arabian gulf; informally "the gulf" (see gulf)


Persian Gulf

/ˌpərZHən ˈɡəlf/