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marina Syllabification: ma·ri·na
Pronunciation: /məˈrēnə/

Definition of marina in English:


A specially designed harbor with moorings for pleasure craft and small boats.
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.


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

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