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Marine has two common meanings:

  1. related to the sea, and
  2. a person in a certain type of military

The Sea[change | change source]

Marine describes things relating to the ocean. An example is marine life, which means plants and animals that live in water.

Military[change | change source]

Marines are soldiers who serve on warships, but go to land to fight when necessary. Marines often serve under the navy, but they are not sailors.

Here are some countries that have a Marine military: