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  • n. the countries in southwestern Asia that border the Persian Gulf
  • n. a region of the United States comprising states bordering the Gulf of Mexico; Alabama and Florida and Louisiana and Mississippi and Texas


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  • This dampened the ardor of everybody in the Gulf States who had planned to go to Mexico; and although the projectors of the Cordova Colonization Scheme -- the name by which it was known -- secured a few innocents from other districts, yet this set-back led ultimately to failure.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories


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