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Strait of Hormuz
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Strait of Hormuz


We’d cut south of the Strait of Hormuz, staying well away from the superhighway of world oil and gas tankers moving to and from the massive loading docks of the Gulf of Iran.
Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  a strategically important strait linking the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman
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Much of the world’s oil supply is shipped through this narrow strait.
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  • We’d cut south of the Strait of Hormuz, staying well away from the superhighway of world oil and gas tankers moving to and from the massive loading docks of the Gulf of Iran.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Strait of Hormuz [9] , Long Island Sound [6] , English Channel [7] , Northwest Passage [8] , Bering Strait [9] , Strait of Magellan [9]
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