Strait of Ormuz

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Hor·muz

 (hôr-mo͞oz′, hôr′mŭz′), Strait of also Strait of Or·muz (ôr-mo͞oz′, ôr′mŭz′)
A strategic waterway linking the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman. The narrow strait controls oceangoing traffic to and from the oil-rich Gulf States.
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Noun1.Strait of Ormuz - a strategically important strait linking the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman
Arabian Sea - a northwestern arm of the Indian Ocean between India and Arabia