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Definitions of maroon:
  • noun:   an exploding firework used as a warning signal
  • noun:   a dark purplish red to dark brownish red
  • noun:   a person who is stranded (as on an island)
    Example: "When the tide came in I was a maroon out there"
  • verb:   leave stranded or isolated withe little hope og rescue
    Example: "The travellers were marooned"
  • verb:   leave stranded on a desert island without resources
    Example: "The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island"
  • adjective:   dark brownish to purplish red
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #21408)

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