What does the word marine mean?

    Part of speech: present participle

  • Shipping.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to the sea; oceanic.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A soldier serving on a war vessel.

Usage examples for marine

  1. At the same settlement a marine deity called Tamauanuu, or Plenty for the land, was worshipped at the same time. – Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before by George Turner
  2. A letter came from the war, Marine, So kind: A letter came from the war, Marine, So kind: A while I wept for the good man dead, But another good man in a while I wed, All so kind. – The Vigil of Venus and Other Poems by "Q" by Q (AKA: Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch)
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