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Gore may refer to:

In reference to injury[edit]

  • Graphic violence visually depicted, especially the realistic depiction of serious physical injuries involving blood, flesh, bone and internal organs
    • Gore, recordings of real graphic violence (such as footage of murder, war or accidents) found on the Internet
  • Splatter film, a horror genre also known as "gore film"
  • Impalement on an animal horn, especially in bullfighting

In arts and entertainment[edit]


  • Gore (surveying), an unincorporated area which is not part of any town and has limited self-government


North America[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

  • Kensington Gore, a street in Kensington, West London
  • Gore Hundred, a historic subdivision of Middlesex
  • Gore, a mythical place mentioned in the Arthurian legend, ruled by King Urien and probably based on the historical kingdom of Rheged

Other places[edit]

People with the given name or surname[edit]

  • Gore (surname)
  • Family name of the Earls of Arran in the Peerage of Ireland
  • Gore baronets in the Baronetage of Ireland
  • Gore Verbinski (born 1964), American film director, screenwriter, producer and musician
  • Gore Vidal (1925–2012), American writer known for his essays, novels, screenplays, and Broadway plays
  • Al Gore (born 1948), American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton.

Other uses[edit]

  • Gore (heraldry), a roughly triangular charge upon a shield in a coat of arms
  • Gore (fabrics), a triangular piece of cloth used in dress making or hat making
  • Gore (segment), a triangular piece of cloth or metal used in three-dimensional fabrication
  • Gore (road), a narrow, triangular area of land often found at road merges and diverges
  • Gore (surveying), an unincorporated area which has limited self-government
  • W. L. Gore and Associates, maker of Gore-Tex fabrics and other industrial products
  • HMS Gore (K481), a British frigate which served in the Royal Navy from 1943 to 1946

See also[edit]