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Gulf War

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  • Gulf War — Gulf War, the a war which began in 1991, after Iraq attacked Kuwait and took control of it. A United Nations force led by the US, and including soldiers from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UK, and France, attacked Iraq and forced the Iraqi army out of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Gulf War — n. the brief war fought in 1991 between Iraq and United Nations allies to free Kuwait from occupying Iraqi forces …   English World dictionary

  • Gulf War — Gulf′ War′ n. amh. a conflict (Jan.–Feb. 1991) between Iraq and the United States and its allies to expel Iraq from Kuwait …   From formal English to slang

  • Gulf War — This article is about the war in 1990/91. For other wars of that name, see Persian Gulf War (disambiguation). Operation Desert Storm redirects here. For the video game, see Operation: Desert Storm (video game). Gulf War …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf War —    by Richard G. Smith   In 1981 Baudrillard argued that Francis Ford Coppola s film Apocalypse Now amounted to the extension and prolongation of the Vietnam War by means of media images, and that its success lay in the fact that it completed an… …   The Baudrillard dictionary

  • Gulf War — (1991)    The Gulf War in 1991 resulted in a quick victory for the coalition led by the United States against Saddam Hussein s Iraq after he had invaded Kuwait in the summer of 1990. The Iraqi Kurdish refugee exodus following the unsuccessful… …   Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

  • Gulf War — noun 1. a war fought between Iraq and a coalition led by the United States that freed Kuwait from Iraqi invaders; 1990 1991 • Syn: ↑Persian Gulf War • Instance Hypernyms: ↑war, ↑warfare • Part Meronyms: ↑Operation Desert Storm 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gulf War —    See Persian Gulf War (1991) …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Gulf War — war fought in 1991 by British and U.S. forces against Iraq in response to Iraq s invasion of Kuwait; war fought in 2003 by US and British forces against Iraq in which Americans invaded Iraq (wherein Sadam Hussein was captured and his two sons… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Gulf War — /gʌlf ˈwɔ/ (say gulf waw) noun 1. a war between Iran and Iraq, 1980–90, due to territorial disputes over the oil rich provinces on their joint border. 2. a war in January February 1991 between Iraq and a UN sanctioned coalition of forces in which …   Australian English dictionary

  • Gulf War II — (2003)    In March 2003, the United States and Great Britain launched a war against Iraq that quickly overthrew Saddam Hussein s Baathist government but then just as quickly lapsed into a virulent civil war between Iraq s sectarian and ethnic… …   Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

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