maroon

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A rocket fired to summon the crew of a lifeboat
To abandon in a remote, desolate place, as on a deserted island
Of a maroon color
Associated with Maroon culture, communities or peoples
An escaped negro slave of the Caribbean and the Americas or a descendant of escaped slaves
A dark red, somewhat brownish, color

maroon colour:.

A castaway; a person who has been marooned
to put ashore and abandon (a person) on a desolate coast or island
{n} a free black living on the hills in the W. Indies
{v} to live on a desolate island
a dark purplish red to dark brownish red
dark brownish to purplish red
To put (a person) ashore on a desolate island or coast and leave him to his fate
See Marron, 3
{i} brownish-red color; explosive device making a loud noise (British); act of abandoning someone in a deserted place (especially an island)
of a scarlet cast rather than approaching crimson or purple
{s} brownish-red
If someone is marooned somewhere, they are left in a place that is difficult for them to escape from. Five couples were marooned in their caravans when the River Avon broke its banks. a dark brownish red colour (marron ). to be left in a place where there are no other people and where you cannot escape
A runaway slave sent to the Calabouco, or place where such slaves were punished, as the Maroons of Brazil Those of Jamaica are the offspring of runaways from the old Jamaica plantations or from Cuba, to whom, in 1738, the British Government granted a tract of land, on which they built two towns The word is from the verb “maroon,” to set a person on an inhospitable shore and leave him there (a practice common with pirates and buccaneers) The word is a corruption of Cimarron, a word applied by Spaniards to anything unruly, whether man or beast (See Scott: Pirate, xxii )
a variable color averaging a dark red
An explosive shell
An exploding device that produces a loud bang Aerial maroons are the most common, the composition being wither blackpowder or flashpowder From French - marron - chestnut (from the noise they make in a fire)
Something that is maroon is dark reddish-purple in colour. maroon velvet curtains
an exploding firework used as a warning signal
an exploding firework used as a warning signal a dark purplish red to dark brownish red a person who is stranded (as on an island); "when the tide came in I was a maroon out there"
Having the color called maroon
In the West Indies and Guiana, a fugitive slave, or a free negro, living in the mountains
{f} abandon in a desolate place (especially an island)
A brownish or dull red of any description, esp
a person who is stranded (as on an island); "when the tide came in I was a maroon out there"
See 4th Maroon
leave stranded or isolated withe little hope og rescue; "the travellers were marooned"
A dark red, somewhat brownish, colour
Descendants of African slaves who fought for, and won, their freedom from the Dutch colonial administration and established autonomous republics in the interior of Suriname apparently since the middle of the 18th century They make up 10-15% of the Surinamese population and are the majority population in the interior
- British term for a salute
leave stranded on a desert island without resources; "The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island"
Maroon Spirit
An archaic Creole once spoken by the Maroon people of Jamaica
Maroon Aras
{i} Maroun al-Ras, village in south Lebanon
Maroon Peak
A mountain, 4,317.6 m (14,156 ft) high, in the Elk Mountains of west-central Colorado
marooned
{s} left behind; stranded, put on a reef or section of land; abandoned in a deserted place
marooned
If you say that you are marooned, you mean that you feel alone and helpless and you cannot escape from the place or situation you are in. families marooned in decaying inner-city areas. = stuck
marooned
put ashore and abandoned on a desolate island or coast; "the marooned pirate in `Treasure Island'
marooned
cut off or left behind; "an isolated pawn"; "several stranded fish in a tide pool"; "travelers marooned by the blizzard"
marooned
past of maroon
marooned
put ashore and abandoned on a desolate island or coast; "the marooned pirate in `Treasure Island'"
marooning
present participle of maroon
maroons
third-person singular of maroon
maroons
plural of , maroon
maroon
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