Definition of Marines

1. Noun. Members of a body of troops trained to serve on land or at sea.




Definition of Marines

1. Proper noun. The United States Marine Corps. ¹

2. Noun. (plural of marine) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marines

1. marine [n] - See also: marine

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Literary usage of Marines

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Lieutenant Gamble, of the marines, was commended for "skill and efficiency" in ... In the battles of Lake Champlain and Lake Erie the marines actively ..."

2. Howard's Hill and Other True Stories: Small Unit Marine Action in Vietnam by DIANE Publishing Company (1990)
"The participants are i3 marines, nu. Vietnamese villagers and militia, ... The marines lived with and trained the Popular Forces ' few dozen local farmers ..."

3. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"The marines stayed there five days, sending out for provisions or munitions ... The marines had made six attacks and repulsed nine counter-attacks. ..."

4. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1800)
"Exeter. n petty officers, fea. men, marines, ... Richard Williams, of the marines, »9 petty officers, ... of the marines, 8 petty officers, ..."

5. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1891)
"In April of 1776 he was •appointed by the Navy Board of the Eastern Department a lieutenant •of marines, and ordered to the frigate " Warren," Captain ..."

6. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1850)
"Perry, and through him to the officers, petty officers, seamen, marines, and infantry serving as such, attached to the squadron under his command, ..."

7. Publications of the Navy Records Society by Navy Records Society (Great Britain) (1908)
"II For the marines of the centre division to prepare for landing, ... V For the marines in whole or in part (having been previously directed to prepare ..."

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