from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A branch of the US armed forces composed chiefly of amphibious troops under the authority of the Secretary of the Navy.

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  • proper noun The United States Marine Corps; one of the major divisions of the US military, abbreviated USMC.

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  • noun an amphibious division of the United States Navy


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