Definition for MA-RINE'

MA-RINE', n.

  1. A soldier that serves on board of a ship in naval engagements. In the plural, marines, a body of troops trained to do military service on board of ships.
  2. The whole navy of a kingdom or state. Hamilton.
  3. The whole economy of naval affairs, comprehending the building, rigging, equipping, navigating and management of ships of war in engagements.

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