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Noun: gulf  gúlf
  1. An arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land; larger than a bay
     
  2. An unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
    "he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends";
    - disconnect, disconnection
     
  3. A deep wide chasm

Derived forms: gulfs

Type of: body of water, chasm, disparity, water

Part of: sea

Encyclopedia: Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad