A portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially land-locked sea; as, the Gulf of Mexico.
A large deposit of ore in a lode.
an unusual term locally; used to indicate a large opening in a highland area; a large cove or valley: Savage Gulf.
a body of water (a part of a lake or ocean) surrounded by land on three sides. A gulf generally occupies an area larger than a bay and may itself contains one or more bays. bay meteorology
a portion of an ocean or sea that extends into the land; a partially land-locked sea, e.g., the Gulf of Oman Sea surface temperature image of the Gulf Stream, derived from infrared measurements of the Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), May 8, 2000. (Image produced from 11- and 12-micron bands by Bob Evans, Peter Minnett, and co-workers, University of Miami)
a large part of an ocean or sea that has some or most of its sides surrounded by land.
an arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land; larger than a bay
a large body of salt water surrounded by land on three sides
a large body of water, sometimes with a narrow mouth, that is almost completely surrounded by land
a long, narrow inlet of water that extends into the land
a smaller bay
Large valleys in mountain ranges OR An area of sea partly enclosed by land; usually of larger extent, and greater relative penetration than a bay, that is, Gulf of Carpentaria.
A gulf is a part of the ocean (or sea) that is partly surrounded by land (it is usually larger than a bay).
A part of an ocean extending into the land.
a large area of sea or ocean partially enclosed by land.
A large arm of an ocean or sea extending into a land mass. The Gulf of Mexico is west of Florida.
a part of a larger body of water, usually an ocean or a sea. A gulf makes an indentation in the coastline.
A large bay.
A relatively large portion of SEA, partly enclosed by land.
A part of the ocean or sea extending into the land.