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Marine is an umbrella term. As an adjective it is usually applicable to things relating to the sea or ocean, such as marine biology, marine ecology and marine geology. In scientific contexts, the term almost always refers exclusively to saltwater environments, although in other contexts (e.g., engineering) it may refer to any (usually navigable) body of water.

Marine or marines may also refer to:

Military / seafarers[edit]

  • Marines, an infantry force that specializes in naval campaigns
  • Merchant marine, or merchant navy, the fleet of merchant vessels registered in a country
  • A term for a navy, uncommon in English, but common in other languages


Arts, sport and entertainment[edit]


People named Marine[edit]

People named Mariné[edit]

People named Marines[edit]

  • Adriana Marines (1992-1997), a Mexican-American girl in Texas whose murder sparked a major outcry

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]