• WordNet 3.6
    • n marina a fancy dock for small yachts and cabin cruisers
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Marina An esplanade or promenade by the sea.
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In literature:

Round past the Teatro Malibran, into the Rio di San Marina, into a smaller canal again.
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
In the afternoon G. and I went again to the Marina; I don't think anything more unfashionable could have been dreamed of.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah" by William G. Burn Murdoch
Macready played "Frances Foscari," Mr. Anderson "Jacopo Foscari," and Miss Helen Faucit "Marina.
"The Works of Lord Byron" by Lord Byron
The most frequented promenade is the Marina, opposite the sea, where the Hotel de France is situated.
"Fair Italy, the Riviera and Monte Carlo" by W. Cope Devereux
Soon afterwards Marina, wife of the first Dmitri, who had been released, with her father, by Shuiski, was brought into the camp of the pretender.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Regarded in relation to its history, Chepauk is something more than 'one of the Government buildings on the Marina.
"The Story of Madras" by Glyn Barlow
This was Malinche, or as the Spaniards always called her, 'Marina.
"The True Story Book"
St. Marina had worn a monk's clothes when obliged to live in a monastery.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
The gates are shut at 9 p.m., except the Porta Marina.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
V., from the Corte del Forno at Santa Marina.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume III (of 3)" by John Ruskin

In poetry:

Io cerchero` una sponda
Giallastra e desolata,
Ove si franga l'onda
D'una glauca marina sconfinata
"Quando?" by Ferdinando Fontana
Read-when you've gathered
A bouquet of buttercups and poppies,
That I was called Marina
And how old I was.
""You walk, and look like me"" by Marina Ivanova Tsvetaeva
Read, when you've picked your nosegay
Of henbane and poppy flowers,
That I was once called Marina,
And discover how old I was.
"Much Like Me" by Marina Ivanova Tsvetaeva
Oh, Marina, I'd find it no burden,
And the time has been long overdue:
Your sad clay should be brought from Yelabuga
By a requiem written for you.
"In Memory of Marina Tsvetaeva" by Boris Pasternak
And so they softly gather round:
Rapt in his tuneful trance he seems:
His fingers move: but not a sound!
A silence like the song of dreams. . . .
"There! ye have heard the air," he cries,
"That brought the tears from Marina's eyes!"
"The Silent Melody" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
"I clasp thee! Ay . . . mine ancient lyre. . .
Nay, guide my wandering fingers. . . There!
They love to dally with the wire
As Isaac played with Esan's hair. . . .
Hush! ye shall hear the famous tune
That Marina called the Breath of June!"
"The Silent Melody" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Marina Bragging Rights On Line.
Blacksmith and fine metal artist Steve Bryant of Mount Vernon puts together his metal salmon sculpture before the 15th annual Fresh Paint Festival Aug 20 and 21 at the Port of Everett's south Marina.
The face of summer's end, is Bonnie Raitt, shot by Marina Chavez.
The first signs of Spring are upon us at Coffee Bluff Marina.
The Waco Paddle Club's weekly paddle will launch this afternoon from the Slippery Minnow , located at Speegleville's Lake Waco Marina.
Cottonwood Cove Marina at Lake Mohave in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Near Downtown Marina and Salinas.
After Marina Ruggiero walked away from a wedding reception in San Luis Obispo in 1991 to return to her motel room , she was found stabbed to death.
0831 459 PC BURGLARY \ FIFTH AV, MARINA MG1202515.
Shane Tiernan, Waddington, caught this Northern pike while ice fishing with his father, Mike Tiernan, and friends at Coles Creek Marina Saturday, Jan 7.
Special thanks to Maggie Starbard and Marina Dominguez for their help on our music video.
Peg Welch officiated at the ceremony, which united the daughter of Bill and Edie Davidson of Boardman, and the son of Marina Crowley of Los Angeles and the late Gene Crowley.
) Produced by Lila Yacoub, Marina Zenovich.
Sunriver Resort has upgraded its very busy boathouse at its marina on the Deschutes River.
Sequim Bay Yacht Club officially opens its 30th boating season on Saturday, May 1, at John Wayne Marina.

In science:

Francis Comets, Serguei Popov, and Marina Vachkovskaia, The number of open paths in an oriented ρ-percolation model, preprint, 2007.
Directed polymer in random environment and last passage percolation
Acknowledgements LRF would like to thank Marina Vachkovskaia for discussions at an early stage of this pro ject.
On the dynamics of trap models in Z^d
Kusche for his support and Marina K¨ohler for reviewing the paper.
Matrix theory of gravitation
Binary Paths to Type Ia Supernovae Explosions Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 281, 2008 Rosanne Di Stefano & Marina Orio, eds.
The core-degenerate scenario for type Ia supernovae
Nina Gantert, Sebastian M¨uller, Serguei Popov, and Marina Vachkovskaia.
Branching Random Walks in Time Inhomogeneous Environments