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Ormuz

[awr-mooz, awr-muhz] /ɔrˈmuz, ˈɔr mʌz/
noun
1.
Strait of. Hormuz, Strait of.
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  • Affonso de Albuquerque took Ormuz in 1509 and Gôa next year.

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  • He was killed at the siege of Ormuz, in the East Indies, 1622.

  • As had happened at Ormuz, his captains did not share his views.

    Rulers of India: Albuquerque Henry Morse Stephens
  • He swore at the time of his first repulse at Ormuz that he would return, and he did.

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  • The Portuguese were hemmed in at Ormuz by a greatly superior English force.

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  • "Let us then try to forget, if only for a while," said Ormuz Khan.

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  • He could not be sure, but he thought it was the voice of Ormuz Khan's secretary.

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  • Phil Abingdon glanced rapidly from the face of the speaker to that of Ormuz Khan.

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  • He knew that Ormuz Khan must finally and definitely disappear.

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  • "Ormuz Khan was merely unfamiliar with English customs," she retorted.

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British Dictionary definitions for Ormuz

Ormuz

/ˈɔːmʌz/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Hormuz
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