Persian-gulf meaning

An arm of the Arabian Sea between the Arabian Peninsula and southwest Iran. It has been an important trade route since ancient times and gained added strategic significance after the discovery of oil in the Gulf States in the 1930s.
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Arm of the Arabian Sea, between SW Iran & Arabia: c. 88,800 sq mi (229,991 sq km)
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A gulf between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula.
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