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gulf

noun [C]  /ɡʌlf/ us  

gulf noun [C] (AREA)

an area of sea surrounded on three sides by land: the Gulf of Mexico/the Gulf Coast the Gulf Stream

gulf noun [C] (DIFFERENCE)

an important difference between two things or groups of people: There is a widening gulf between the rich and the poor.
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