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Definition of Gulf States noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    Gulf States

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  1. 1the countries around the Persian Gulf (Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, and Oman)
  2. 2the U.S. states around the Gulf of Mexico (Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas)