marines marines  /mə ˈrinz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) members of a body of troops trained to serve on land or at sea

Usage(s):

  • One terrorist, two marines and nine of the prisoners were wounded.

News

  1. Marines and firefighters honor a fallen brother

    SILVER CITY — Marines and firefighters are their own special breed, and Saturday they both honored a fallen brother, Carlos Nevarez III, a combat Marine and volunteer firefighter, who battled war and fires and survived both — only to be tragically run down and killed by his girlfriend, police allege.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Silver City Sun-News

  2. Marines headed for Upstate, public invited to welcome warriors

    For the fifth year in a row, wounded Marines are headed to the Upstate for some rest and recreation
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Anderson Independent-Mail

  3. Marines to Land Osprey Aircraft on Japanese Ship

    US Marines to land MV-22 Osprey aircraft for first time on Japanese ship off California coast        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "I am grateful to the Marines who pursued the information that led to Captain Speicher's recovery so that he can now come home. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, and I hope that the recovery of his remains will bring them a needed sense...
    on Aug 2, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

  2. "We welcome the arrival of over 18,000 US marines whose presence is allowing us to deliver a better and more realistic distribution of tasks within the international coalition," Fox said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Liam Fox Source: The Express Tribune

  3. "I'm inclined to believe that we do need to increase our troops -- the Army, the Marines," Bush said in the Oval Office session. "And I talked about this to Secretary Gates and he is going to spend some time talking to the folks in the...
    on Dec 19, 2006 By: President Bush Source: Washington Post

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