Ormuz


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Or·muz

 (ôr′mŭz′, ôr-mo͞oz′), Strait of
See Strait of Hormuz.

Ormuz

(ˈɔːmʌz)
n
(Placename) a variant spelling of Hormuz

Hor•muz

(hɔrˈmuz, ˈhɔr mʌz)

also Ormuz



n.
Strait of, a strait between Iran and the United Arab Emirates, connecting the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.
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Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Indian Ocean Ormuz (Ormus) or Diu On an island off the coast of northern India near the entrance of the Persian Gulf.
En 1498, Vasco da Gama arribo a Calcuta, con lo que la presencia en el oceano Indico inicio una sostenida consolidacion que desemboco en la toma de enclaves portuarios estrategicos como Goa (1510), Malaca (1511) y Ormuz (1515) (11).
1520-66) execution of his son in 1553, a real-life event looked on with shock by the rest of the world, (19) while Alaham shows a son overthrowing his father, the Sultan of Ormuz, a fictionalised tale which nonetheless taps into the same interest in violent dynastic politics.
En particular, esta decision supuso i) adoptar el enfoque de la intervencion militar selectiva por medio de ataques con aviones no tripulados a blancos especificos y ii) concentrar esfuerzos estrategicos en Asia-Pacifico, teniendo en cuenta que el poder economico y militar mundial empieza a concentrarse en esta region y que China ha empezado a constituirse como un verdadero adversario estrategico que le impide a Estados Unidos defender, con suficiente margen de maniobra, la peninsula de Corea, el estrecho de Ormuz y Taiwan, y, en suma, el equilibrio de poder en la region (Marsh 2012, 491-496).
Since Crosby's early analyses, histories of biological transfers have become less Eurocentric, for example by stressing the importance of the earlier Monsoon exchange across the Indian Ocean world, connected by ports such as Mombasa in East Africa, Ormuz in the Persian Gulf and Calicut in western India.