What are the differences between an ocean, a sea, a bay, and a gulf?

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The differences between an ocean and a sea are that a sea is smaller and usually where the ocean and the land meet. A bay is the part of the sea closest to land and with calmer water. A gulf is really just a large bay.
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Hi jaman a, Bay is a broad curving inlet of the sea, whereas gulf is a stretch of sea consisting of deep inlet with narrow mouth. Sea is a salty water body which is partly or wholly
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It is size. :] A gulf is essentially a bay, but instead of a small mass of water, they contain a sea or ocean. An Ocean is a large sea. I don't have a clue how they sort which is
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5 oceans, 108 seas, 1286 bays, and 235 gulfs.
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A sea is a large lake or landlocked body of water. A gulf is a
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