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merchant marine

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A nation's commercial ships.
  • n. The personnel of a nation's commercial ships.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Ships and crews dedicated to commercial, rather than military, purposes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The ships owned by nationals of a particular country that are engaged in civilian commerce; also, the personnel operating those vessels. Distinguished from the navy, which contains the vessels of war.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
  • n. the crew of a merchant vessel

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