Definitions

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

  • n. A boat basin that has docks, moorings, supplies, and other facilities for small boats.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A harbour for small boats.

Etymologies

Italian and Spanish, seashore, from feminine of marino, belonging to the sea, from Latin marīnus; see marine.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin marinus ("of the sea, marine"), by way of Italian and Spanish marina. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This mega marina is a colossal $2.7 billion-dollar residential development on the Red Sea coast in Egypt, an hour's flight from Cairo.

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  • You file through the marina, a notice to the Customs Office or the local tax collection office for the area in which the marina is located, stating that said trailer shall not be taken out of the country while under the care of the marina.

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  • Once this has been done, remind the marine operator to inform the proper Tax Office for the area where the marina is located, or the Customs office at the port of entry, that your boat is registered at the marina.

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  • One marina is south of Chioggia in Porto Levante, the other is near Treviso on the Sile Rive.

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  • Santa Cruz also has several small shopping areas and the marina is located there.

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  • A huge Howard Johnson, a Club Med, etc. The marina is really nice.

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  • Eventually we called the marina office and headed in to the berth.

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  • I called the marina and asked if they took people across the lake in a thunderstorm

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  • Near the marina is the Northwest Maritime Center nwmaritime.org , which offers sailing courses and, for a real hands-on visit, instruction in building your own wooden skiff from a kit.

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  • Prior to his arrival, the marina was a graveyard for decayed, abandoned boats; until last summer, its only amenity was a bait shop.

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