To maroon is defined as to put someone in an isolated place.(verb)
An example of to maroon is to leave someone on an island.
The definition of maroon is dark red with either purple or brown tints.(adjective)
An example of maroon is a wine-colored shirt.
See maroon in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr marron, chestnut, chestnut color < It marrone
Origin: Fr marron < AmSp cimarrón, wild, unruly < OSp cimarra, thicket
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transitive verb ma·rooned, ma·roon·ing, ma·roons
Origin: From French marron, fugitive slave
Origin: , from American Spanish cimarrón, wild, runaway
Origin: , perhaps from cima, summit (from runaways' fleeing to the mountains)
Origin: , from Latin cȳma, sprout; see cyma.
Origin: French marron, chestnut
Origin: , from Italian marrone.
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