the states of the U.S. bordering on the Gulf of Mexico: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas.
Also called Persian Gulf States . the oil-producing countries bordering on or located near the Persian Gulf: Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.
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How to use Gulf States in a sentence
In the south, the Gulf States view their Persian nuclear neighbor as a permanent archenemy.
A sign that the Gulf States and/or Turkey told the White House they were getting out if the footsie continued?
For better or worse, that will have to be done in concert with regional actors like the Gulf States, Turkey, and even Iran.
Americans, Gulf States, Israelis—anyone—would be fools not to fear such a war and its consequences.
Gulf States have pledged considerable aid to the new Egyptian regime.
We must treat the present condition of the Gulf States as a revolution in fact accomplished.A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention | Lucius Eugene Chittenden
But little wheat was raised in the Gulf States and few beeves except in Texas.Under the Stars and Bars | Walter A. Clark
Any one may single out the Georgian and the inhabitants of any of the Gulf-states.
So you predict an early marriage, with threatening weather and strong prevailing easterly winds along the Gulf States?
It is a perennial plant and grows from the most northern States to the northern border of the Gulf States.The First Book of Farming | Charles L. Goodrich
British Dictionary definitions for Gulf States
the oil-producing states around the Persian Gulf: Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, and Oman
the states of the US that border on the Gulf of Mexico: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas
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