meaning of gulf

1. A hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin,
That which swallows; the gullet.
That which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy.
A portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially land-locked sea; as, the Gulf of Mexico.
A large deposit of ore in a lode.
an unbridgeable disparity as from a failure of understanding; "he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends"; "there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal ">policy"

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