Examples of mariner in a Sentence
the ancient Phoenicians were outstanding mariners who explored and colonized much of the eastern Mediterranean
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Authorities ask mariners to move small boats to a location above flood areas, and to ensure the boat is tied securely to the trailer.
Starting pitchers: Tigers RHP Justin Verlander (4-4, 4.50 ERA) vs. Mariners LHP James Paxton (5-2, 3.23 ERA).
George Putnam, Earhart’s husband, enlisted civilian mariners to continue the hunt.
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Saturday MLB Time TV/Radio White Sox at Blue Jays noon MLB Network Rays at Tigers 3 p.m. FS1 Mariners at Rangers 4 p.m. FSSW KRLD/105.3 FM KFLC/1270 (Sp.)
The Coast Guard determined the vessel wasn't safe and that the mariners should abandon ship.
Both mariners were transferred to emergency responders at a Coast Guard station in Garibaldi, the agency said.
MARINERS REACH DEAL WITH SEGURA The Seattle Mariners agreed to a five-year, $70 million contract with shortstop Jean Segura, a deal that brings stability to what has been a position of flux for more than a decade.
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In Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner, an old seaman tells of how, by shooting a friendly albatross, he had brought storms and disaster to his ship, and how as punishment his shipmates hung the great seabird around the mariner's neck and made him wear it until it rotted. The word mariner has occasionally been used to mean simply "explorer", as in the famous Mariner spaceflights in the 1960s and '70s, the first to fly close to Mars, Venus, and Mercury.
Origin and Etymology of mariner
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin marinarius, from marinus
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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