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 for Marine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Marine \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.
        [1913 Webster]
     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 marine.
        [1913 Webster]
     4. A picture representing some marine subject.
        [1913 Webster]
     Tell that to the marines, an expression of disbelief, the
        marines being regarded by sailors as credulous. [Colloq.]
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Marine \Ma*rine"\, a. [L. marinus, fr. mare the sea: cf. F.
     marin. See Mere a pool.]
     1. Of or pertaining to the sea; having to do with the ocean,
        or with navigation or naval affairs; nautical; as, marine
        productions or bodies; marine shells; a marine engine.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Geol.) Formed by the action of the currents or waves of
        the sea; as, marine deposits.
        [1913 Webster]
     Marine acid (Chem.), hydrochloric acid. [Obs.]
     Marine barometer. See under Barometer.
     Marine corps, a corps formed of the officers,
        noncommissioned officers, privates, and musicants of
     Marine engine (Mech.), a steam engine for propelling a
     Marine glue. See under Glue.
     Marine insurance, insurance against the perils of the sea,
        including also risks of fire, piracy, and barratry.
     Marine interest, interest at any rate agreed on for money
        lent upon respondentia and bottomry bonds.
     Marine law. See under Law.
     Marine league, three geographical miles.
     Marine metal, an alloy of lead, antimony, and mercury, made
        for sheathing ships. --Mc Elrath.
     Marine soap, cocoanut oil soap; -- so called because, being
        quite soluble in salt water, it is much used on shipboard.
     Marine store, a store where old canvas, ropes, etc., are
        bought and sold; a junk shop. [Eng.]
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of or relating to the sea; "marine explorations"
      2: relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or
         seamen; "nautical charts"; "maritime law"; "marine insurance"
         [syn: nautical, maritime, marine]
      3: of or relating to military personnel who serve both on land
         and at sea (specifically the U.S. Marine Corps); "marine
      4: relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the
      5: native to or inhabiting the sea; "marine plants and animals
         such as seaweed and whales"
      n 1: a member of the United States Marine Corps [syn: Marine,
           devil dog, leatherneck, shipboard soldier]
      2: a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  69 Moby Thesaurus words for "marine":
     Naval Construction Battalion, Naval Reservist, RN, Royal Marine,
     Royal Navy, Seabee, Seabees, USN, United States Navy, abyssal,
     aquatic, argosy, armada, bathyal, bathybic, bathymetric,
     bathyorographical, bathysmal, benthic, bluejacket, boot, cadet,
     coast guard, deep-sea, division, escadrille, fleet, flotilla,
     fluvial, fluviatile, frogman, gob, horse marine, hydrographic,
     jolly, lacustrine, maritime, merchant fleet, merchant marine,
     merchant navy, midshipman, midshipmite, mosquito fleet, nautical,
     naval, naval cadet, naval forces, naval militia, naval reserve,
     navigational, navy, navy man, ocean-going, oceanic, oceanographic,
     pelagic, salty, sea, seafaring, seagoing, seamanlike, seamanly,
     squadron, swabbie, task force, task group, terriginous, thalassic,

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  MARINE. Whatever concerns the navigation of the sea, and forms the naval 
  power of a nation is called its marine. 

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Marine, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois
     Population (2000):    910
     Housing Units (2000): 380
     Land area (2000):     0.760666 sq. miles (1.970117 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.018855 sq. miles (0.048834 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.779521 sq. miles (2.018951 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            46864
     Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
     Location:             38.787365 N, 89.778135 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     62061
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Marine, IL

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