Origin of marine
Examples from the Web for marines
He used to drive her to school once he came home from the Marines.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It is a reasonable assumption, considering his roots in the Republican Party, in the Marines, and his proud Scots-Irish roots.
But the Mexican marines who grabbed him back in February were unafraid and incorruptible.
At the same time, the Marines and spouses in the unit shared day-to-day information on a group Facebook page.War Is About More Than Heroes, Martyrs, and Patriots|Nathan Bradley Bethea|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He saluted the Marines standing guard on the tarmac with his right hand—the hand with the coffee cup in it.Obama, the Coffee Salute, and the Dementia on the Right|Sally Kohn|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The marines and bluejackets now pushed bravely on, but encountered a terrific fire from the troops within the forts.The Three Midshipmen|W.H.G. Kingston
Lieutenant Somers of the marines is more badly hurt, a spear having gone through the thigh.Among Malay Pirates|G. A. Henty
Many bodies were floating in the Danube and the Save; we heard that two of our Marines were killed and several wounded.My Diary in Serbia: April 1, 1915-Nov. 1, 1915|Monica M. Stanley
Before they could succeed, the marines had picked off the greater number.From Powder Monkey to Admiral|W.H.G. Kingston
Was there any discussion of the fact that he had been in the Marines?Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for marines
adjective (usually prenominal)
Word Origin for marine
Science definitions for marines
Idioms and Phrases with marines
see tell it to the marines.