Gulf States


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Gulf States

1. The countries bordering the Persian Gulf in southwest Asia, including Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Oman.
2. Gulf states The states of the southern United States with coastlines on the Gulf of Mexico.
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Gulf States

pl n
1. (Placename) the oil-producing states around the Persian Gulf: Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, and Oman
2. (Placename) the states of the US that border on the Gulf of Mexico: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas
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Gulf′ States`


n.pl.
1. the states of the U.S. bordering on the Gulf of Mexico: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas.
2. Also called Persian Gulf States. the oil-producing countries on or near the Persian Gulf: Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gulf States - a region of the United States comprising states bordering the Gulf of MexicoGulf States - a region of the United States comprising states bordering the Gulf of Mexico; Alabama and Florida and Louisiana and Mississippi and Texas
South - the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
Alabama, Camellia State, Heart of Dixie, AL - a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Louisiana, Pelican State, LA - a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Magnolia State, Mississippi, MS - a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
2.Gulf States - the countries in southwestern Asia that border the Persian Gulf
State of Bahrain, Bahrain, Bahrein - an island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia; oil revenues funded progressive programs until reserves were exhausted in 1970s
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
Al-Iraq, Irak, Iraq, Republic of Iraq - a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq
State of Kuwait, Koweit, Kuwait - an Arab kingdom in Asia on the northwestern coast of the Persian Gulf; a major source of petroleum
Muscat and Oman, Oman, Sultanate of Oman - a strategically located monarchy on the southern and eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula; the economy is dominated by oil
Katar, Qatar, State of Katar, State of Qatar - an Arab country on the peninsula of Qatar; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1971; the economy is dominated by oil
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia - an absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia; vast oil reserves dominate the economy
United Arab Emirates - a federation of seven Arab emirates on the eastern Arabian peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1971; rich in oil reserves
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Translations
státy Perského zálivu
Golfstaterne
Persianlahden valtiot
Zemlje Golfskog zaljeva
メキシコ湾岸諸州
미국의 멕시코만 연안의 5개주
Golfländer
ประเทศต่างๆ ในคาบสมุทรอาระเบีย
các nước Vùng Vịnh

Gulf States

npl the Gulf Statesgli stati del Golfo Persico
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Gulf States

دُوَل الـخَليج العَرَبي státy Perského zálivu Golfstaterne Golfstaaten Κράτη του Περσικού Κόλπου países del Golfo Pérsico Persianlahden valtiot pays du Golfe Zemlje Golfskog zaljeva Stati del Golfo メキシコ湾岸諸州 미국의 멕시코만 연안의 5개주 Golfstaten golfstater rejon Zatoki Perskiej Estados do Golfo, Países do Golfo страны Персидского залива Golfländer ประเทศต่างๆ ในคาบสมุทรอาระเบีย Körfez Ülkeleri các nước Vùng Vịnh 海湾国家
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We learned that about eighty-five per cent of the coloured people in the Gulf states depended upon agriculture for their living.
During a session of the parliament, the German Government has revealed that the deals of arms export with the gulf states were estimated at 1.42 billion Euros last year.
David Commins provides an in-depth narrative of the modern political history of the Gulf States, giving a comprehensive and accessible account of their recent development and strategic importance Focusing primarily on economic, cultural, religious and social themes from the 14th century to the present, The Gulf States covers key topics of the region's history, from the influence of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of Arab dynasties, to oil wealth, modern prosperity and the formation of the Gulf States.
The Children's Place Retail Stores Inc (Nasdaq:PLCE), a pure-play children's specialty apparel retailer in North America, announced on Monday that it has signed a ten-year franchise agreement with Apparel Group, a fashion and lifestyle retail conglomerate headquartered in Dubai, UAE, to open stores in the Arab Gulf States of UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman.
Whoever listens to the ongoing Iranian threats against the Gulf states would think that Iran perceives these states and their populations as being nothing but a small wall that can easily be overcome, scattered and humiliated, through interfering in their affairs, their occupation or the imposition of tutelage over them, in order to blow its military capabilities and its cardboard strength out of proportion before the entire world.
Ali bin Abdul-Khaleq al-Qarni, Director General of the Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States (ABEGS) said that ABEGS is the first system for the Gulf joint work.
Gulf states are discussing the possibility of making Egypt an active member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), sources said, according to a report in Egypt's Al Masry al Youm.
"The dialogue between the EU and the Persian Gulf states needs serious structuring in cooperation areas in order to be more efficient.
NORTH-WEST businesses are being urged to take their trade ties with Gulf states to a "new level", as the Prime Minster visits the region this week.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraq's Transport Minister said on Saturday that the reason why Iraq refused the project to link Iraq with the Gulf states through railways, has been taken to project Iraqi ports.
--To Visit Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Gulf States, Discuss 'Iran's Threats to Region
A rough net assessment of strategies and military forces in the Gulf needs to weigh Iranian conventional military power--both in its regular military and Revolutionary Guard forces--against the conventional militaries of Saudi Arabia, the other Arab Gulf states, and the United States.

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