• Marooning Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Maroon
• Maroon Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) An explosive shell. See Marron, 3.
- (n.) In the West Indies and Guiana, a fugitive slave, or a free negro, living in the mountains.
- (n.) A brownish or dull red of any description, esp. of a scarlet cast rather than approaching crimson or purple.
- (a.) Having the color called maroon. See 4th Maroon.
- (v. t.) To put (a person) ashore on a desolate island or coast and leave him to his fate.