- a boat basin offering dockage and other service for small craft.
Origin of marina
- a town in W California.
- a female given name.
Examples from the Web for marina
Artists like Marina Abramović have endorsed her performance, applauding her “willpower to stick to something no matter what.”Is Columbia Failing Campus Rape Victims?
November 6, 2014
The only problem with this scenario is that Marina is no Silvio Berlusconi.
Nearly 70 percent of the party members said they favored Marina Berlusconi as the new party leader.
Now 47-year-old Marina Berlusconi appears to be moving into politics—that is, if the camera-shy introvert really wants the job.
At age four, her family made a life changing move to Marina Del Rey, California.American Apparel Stirs Up Controversy…Again
March 6, 2014
Then she went down a road not far from the Grand Hotel and came to the Marina.A Spirit in Prison
The cases of the Marina and Arabia put the German pledges to a test.
Marina, although an excellent dancer, did not like the serious style.
I was pleased to see that Baletti shewed off Marina to the best advantage.
"The God of the Christians will bear us through," said the brave and beautiful Marina.Mexico
Charles Reginald Enock
- an elaborate docking facility for pleasure boats
Word Origin and History for marina
1805, "a promenade by the sea," from Spanish or Italian marina "shore, coast," from Latin marinus (see marine (adj.)). Meaning "dock or basin with moorings for yachts and small craft" is 1935, American English.