Definition of Strait of ormuz
1. Noun. A strategically important strait linking the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.
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Literary usage of Strait of ormuz
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1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1875)
"Its entrance from the Indian ocean is through the Arabian sea, the gulf of Oman, and the strait of Ormuz. the last of which is about 35 m. wide. ..."
2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"Its entrance from the Indian ocean is through the Arabian sea, the gulf of Oman, and the strait of Ormuz, the last of which is about 85 m. wide. ..."
3. Geography Generalised; Or, An Introduction to the Study of Geography on the by Robert Sullivan, Samuel Haughton (1884)
"... between Arabia and Africa; the Persian Gulf, Strait of Ormuz, and Gulf of Oman, between Arabia, Persia, and Beloochistan; the Gulfs of Cutch and Cambay, ..."