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Hormuz, Strait of

Line breaks: Strait of Hor¦muz

Definition of Hormuz, Strait of in English:

A strait linking the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman, which leads to the Arabian Sea, and separating Iran from the Arabian peninsula. It is of strategic and economic importance as a waterway through which sea traffic to and from the oil-rich states of the Gulf must pass.

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