Definition of Hormuz, Strait of in English:

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Hormuz, Strait of

A strait that links the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman and that leads to the Arabian Sea and separates 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 countries of the gulf must pass.

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Syllabification: Hor·muz, Strait of

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