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Noun: Gulf War
  1. A war fought between Iraq and a coalition led by the United States that freed Kuwait from Iraqi invaders; 1990-1991
    - Persian Gulf War
     
  2. A dispute over control of the waterway between Iraq and Iran broke out into open fighting in 1980 and continued until 1988, when they accepted a UN cease-fire resolution
    - Iran-Iraq War

Type of: war, warfare

Encyclopedia: Gulf War