WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
Maˈrine ˌCorps, n. [proper noun; usually: the + ~]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Militarya branch of the U.S. Navy trained to make sea-launched assaults on land targets:The Marine Corps made its first landing on this beach.
Militarya branch of the U.S. Armed Forces trained for land, sea, and air combat, typically for land combat in conjunction with an amphibious or airborne landing, and whose commandant is responsible to the secretary of the navy.
- 1790–1800, American.
'Marine Corps' also found in these entries:
CMC - Camp Lejeune - Camp Pendleton - Carlson - Chief of Staff - GySgt - Joint Chiefs of Staff - Le Jeune - Light Armored Vehicle - MC - Parris Island - Quantico - USMC - United States Marine Corps - boot camp - butler - campaign hat - captain - colonel - commandant - commando - company officer - corps - eagle - frag - gunner - gunnery sergeant - gyrene - jarhead - lance corporal - leatherneck - lieutenant colonel - lieutenant general - marine - master sergeant - midshipman - petty officer - private - private first class - semper fidelis - sergeant major - staff sergeant - turn