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Ormuz

[awr-mooz, awr-muhz]
noun
  1. Strait of. Hormuz, Strait of.
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Historical Examples of ormuz

  • Affonso de Albuquerque took Ormuz in 1509 and Gôa next year.

    Portuguese Architecture

    Walter Crum Watson

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

  • He swore at the time of his first repulse at Ormuz that he would return, and he did.

    Rulers of India: Albuquerque

    Henry Morse Stephens

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

    Rulers of India: Albuquerque

    Henry Morse Stephens

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


British Dictionary definitions for ormuz

Ormuz

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Hormuz
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