Synonyms for gulf-war
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- 1. Persian Gulf War, Gulf War
- usage: a war fought between Iraq and a coalition led by the United States that freed Kuwait from Iraqi invaders; 1990-1991
- 2. Iran-Iraq War, Gulf War
- usage: a dispute over control of the waterway between Iraq and Iran broke out into open fighting in 1980 and continued until 1988, when they accepted a UN cease-fire resolution