Meaning of MARINE in English

MARINE

n.

Function: noun

Date: 1669

1 a : the mercantile and naval shipping of a country b : seagoing ships especially in relation to nationality or class

2 : one of a class of soldiers serving on shipboard or in close association with a naval force specifically : a member of the U.S. Marine Corps

3 : an executive department (as in France) having charge of naval affairs

4 : a marine picture : SEASCAPE

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.