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  1. Gulf War
    IPA[ˈɡəlf ˌwô(ə)r]
    • 1. another name for Iran–Iraq War

    • 2. the war of January and February 1991 in which an international coalition of forces under the auspices of the United Nations forced the withdrawal of Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces from Kuwait, which they had invaded and occupied in August 1990.

    • another name for Iran–Iraq War

      the war of January and February 1991 in which an international coalition of forces assembled in Saudi Arabia under the auspices of the United Nations forced the withdrawal of Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces from Kuwait, which they had invaded and occupied in August 1990.

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