the Marine Corps

Definition of the Marine Corps

  1. :  the part of the U.S. military that consists of soldiers who serve at sea and also on land

Word by Word Definitions

marineplay Marine
  1. :  of or relating to the sea

    :  of or relating to the act or practice of sailing over the sea :  nautical

    :  of or relating to the commerce (see 1commerce 2) of the sea :  maritime

  1. :  the mercantile and naval shipping of a country

    :  seagoing ships especially in relation to nationality or class

    :  one of a class of armed services personnel serving on shipboard or in close association with a naval force

corpsplay Corps
  1. :  an organized subdivision of the military establishment

    :  a tactical unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and auxiliary arms and services

    :  a group of persons associated together or acting under common direction


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