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Hormuz

Line breaks: Hor¦muz
Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːmʊz
 
, hɔːˈmuːz/
(also Ormuz)

Definition of Hormuz in English:

An Iranian island at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, in the Strait of Hormuz. It is the site of an ancient city, which was an important centre of commerce in the Middle Ages.

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