Ma*rine", n. [F. marin a sea solider, marine naval economy, a marine picture, fr. L. marinus. See Marine, a.] 1. A solider serving on shipboard; a sea soldier; one of a body of troops trained to do duty in the navy.
2. Specifically: A member of the United States Marine Corps, or a similar foreign military force.
3. The sum of naval affairs; naval economy; the department of navigation and sea forces; the collective shipping of a country; as, the mercantile
4. A picture representing some marine subject.
Tell that to the marines, an expression of disbelief, the marines being regarded by sailors as credulous.
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