Definition of marina in English:

marina

Line breaks: mar¦ina
Pronunciation: /məˈriːnə
 
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noun

  • A specially designed harbour with moorings for pleasure yachts and small boats.
    More example sentences
    • The marina harbours ships and yachts of the high and mighty as well as modest ones for the common man.
    • In 1997, the Foundation began providing kid's life jackets to marinas for boating families to borrow.
    • Visiting yachts will find several marinas on Paradise island itself and on East Bay Street, east of the bridge.

Origin

early 19th century: from Italian or Spanish, feminine of marino, from Latin marinus (see marine).

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