Definition of Marine Corps in English:

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Marine Corps

Pronunciation: /ˌməˈrēn kôr/
A branch of the US armed services (part of the US Navy), founded in 1775 and trained to operate on land and at sea.
Example sentences
  • Fred, a major in the Marine Corps, was recalled to the zone with a group of field grade officers at the end of last year.
  • One of them was a Marine Corps veteran.
  • After drifting around for a few years, McQueen joined the Marine Corps in 1947.

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Syllabification: Ma·rine Corps

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