Marine Corps

Marine Corps
an amphibious division of the United States Navy (Freq. 5)
Hypernyms: ↑Marines
Part Holonyms: ↑United States Navy, ↑US Navy, ↑USN, ↑Navy
Member Meronyms: ↑Marine, ↑devil dog, ↑leatherneck, ↑shipboard soldier
Part Meronyms: ↑Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, ↑MCIA

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the Marine Corps
: the part of the U.S. military that consists of soldiers who serve at sea and also on land

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