marina

[ muh-ree-nuh ]
/ məˈri nə /

noun

a boat basin offering dockage and other service for small craft.

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Origin of marina

1795–1805; <Italian, Spanish, noun use of feminine of marino<Latin marīnusmarine

Definition for marina (2 of 2)

Marina
[ muh-ree-nuh ]
/ məˈri nə /

noun

a town in W California.
a female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for marina

marina
/ (məˈriːnə) /

noun

an elaborate docking facility for pleasure boats

Word Origin for marina

C19: via Italian and Spanish from Latin: marine
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