Meaning of maroon

Definition of maroon

(adj) of dark brownish to purplish red
(noun) a person who is stranded (as on an island); "when the tide came in I was a maroon out there"
an exploding firework used as a warning signal
(verb) leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue; "the travellers were marooned"
leave stranded on a desert island without resources; "The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island"

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