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noun 
  1. A hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin.
  2. (obsolete) That which swallows; the gullet. w:William Shakespeare
  3. That which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy. w:William Shakespeare
  4. (geography) A portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially landlocked sea; as, the Gulf of Mexico or Persian Gulf.
  5. (mining) A large deposit of ore in a lode.
Etymology: golfe, golfo


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