Hormuz

[ hawr-mooz, hawr-muhz ]
/ hɔrˈmuz, ˈhɔr mʌz /

noun

Strait of, a strait between Iran and the United Arab Emirates, connecting the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.

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Hormuz

Ormuz

/ (hɔːˈmuːz, ˈhɔːmʌz) /

noun

an island off the SE coast of Iran, in the Strait of Hormuz : ruins of the ancient city of Hormuz, a major trading centre in the Middle Ages. Area: about 41 sq km (16 sq miles)
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