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Princeton's WordNet

  1. United States Marine Corps, United States Marines, Marine Corps, US Marine Corps, USMC(noun)

    an amphibious division of the United States Navy

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  1. US Marines

    The United States Marine Corps is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the four branches in the U.S. Department of Defense as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. The Marine Corps has been a component of the U.S. Department of the Navy since 1834, working closely with naval forces for training, transportation, and logistics. The USMC operates posts on land and aboard sea-going amphibious warfare ships around the world, and several of the Marines' tactical aviation squadrons, primarily Marine Fighter Attack squadrons, are also embedded in Navy carrier air wings and operate from the Navy's nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. Two battalions of Continental Marines were formed on 10 November 1775 in Philadelphia as an infantry force capable of fighting for independence both at sea and on shore.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gordon Lawson:

    I’m a Marine Corps veteran, so it takes a lot to terrify me.

  2. The Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation:

    The U.S. Marine Corps has not presented any awards to any presidential candidates this year.

  3. Bryan McGrath:

    We would be operationally and strategically short-sighted not to retain unique amphibious capabilities within the Navy and Marine Corps team.

  4. Ed Blecksmith:

    Marine Corps training is that you complete the mission, life is n’t a roundtrip -- Marine Corps training ’s Marine Corps training, and you ’ve got to keep moving forward.

  5. Mark Faldowski:

    As time passes for everyone else, these families are still the ones without their husbands or wives ; their daughters or sons, marine Corps training is that you complete the mission.

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