from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun plural Either of two belts of latitudes located over the oceans at about 30° to 35° north and south, having high barometric pressure, calms, and light, changeable winds.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Nautical, a part of the North Atlantic ocean between the region of westerly winds of higher latitudes and the region of the trade-winds of the tropics, notorious for tedious calms.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Possibly from Spanish golfo de las yeguas, mares' sea.]
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