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Marina
a specially designed harbour for pleasure yachts

Maritime
anything connected with the sea or sailors

Meander
places where the river curves to form loops and bends. Sometimes the loops are cut off to leave ox bow lakes.

migration
when people move from one area to another, such as from the village to the city

Military
anything to do with soldiers or armies

Monsoon
winds in tropical areas blow from different directions at different times of the year, causing a rainy season and a dry season

Mountain
an area of high, steep ground that is higher than the surrounding land