Definitions for "Gulf"
Keywords:  bay, partly, ocean, sea, mexico
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 hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin,
That which swallows; the gullet.
That which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy.
Gulf (1949) is a novella by Robert A. Heinlein, originally published as a serial in the November and December 1949 issues of Astounding Science Fiction. It concerns a secret society of geniuses who act to protect humanity.
Keywords:  gorge
an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding); "he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends"; "there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy"
a place in a karst system where a cave has collapsed, exposing the underground river
a sheltered area of shoreline into which water flows and gathers
a body of water forming a coastal indentation (its mouth is narrower than the magnitude of the indentation)