Gulf WarGulf War
the brief war fought in 1991 between Iraq and United Nations allies to free Kuwait from occupying Iraqi forces
Origin of Gulf Warafter the Persian Gulf
A war that began in 1990 when Iraq invaded Kuwait and ended in 1991 when a coalition of countries led by the United States expelled the Iraqi army from Kuwait and destroyed much of Iraq's military capability. Also called Persian Gulf War .
- One of several wars fought at the Persian Gulf in the 90s.