Marine Corps


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Marine Corps

n. Abbr. MC
A branch of the US armed forces composed chiefly of amphibious troops under the authority of the Secretary of the Navy.

Marine′ Corps`


n.
a branch of the U.S. armed forces trained for sea-launched assaults on land targets.
[1790–1800, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Marine Corps - an amphibious division of the United States NavyMarine Corps - an amphibious division of the United States Navy
United States Navy, US Navy, USN, Navy - the navy of the United States of America; the agency that maintains and trains and equips combat-ready naval forces
Marines - members of a body of troops trained to serve on land or at sea
Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, MCIA - an agency of the United States Marine Corps that provides responsive and broad intelligence support for the worldwide Marine Corps organization
devil dog, leatherneck, Marine, shipboard soldier - a member of the United States Marine Corps
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