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Verb: maroon  mu'roon
  1. Leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue
    "the travellers were marooned";
    - strand
  2. Leave stranded on a desert island without resources
    "The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island"
Adjective: maroon  mu'roon
  1. Of dark brownish to purplish red
    - brownish-red
Noun: maroon  mu'roon
  1. A person who is stranded (as on an island)
    "when the tide came in I was a maroon out there"
  2. A dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red colour
  3. An exploding firework used as a warning signal

Derived forms: marooning, marooned, maroons

See also: chromatic

Type of: abandon, desert, desolate, firework, forsake, insulate, isolate, purplish red, purplish-red, pyrotechnic, unfortunate, unfortunate person

Encyclopedia: Maroon, Queensland