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Definition of maroon
MaroonMaroon Ma*roon", n. [Written also marroon.] [F. marron,
abbrev. fr. Sp. cimarron wild, unruly, from cima the summit
of a mountain; hence, negro cimarron a runaway negro that
lives in the mountains.]
In the West Indies and Guiana, a fugitive slave, or a free
negro, living in the mountains. MaroonMaroon Ma*roon", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Marooned; p. pr. & vb.
n. Marooning.] [See Maroon a fugitive slave.]
To put (a person) ashore on a desolate island or coast and
leave him to his fate.
Marooning party, a social excursion party that sojourns
several days on the shore or in some retired place; a
prolonged picnic. [Southern U. S.] --Bartlett. MaroonMaroon Ma*roon", a. [F. marron chestnut-colored, fr. marron a
large French chestnut, It. marrone; cf. LGr. ?. Cf.
Having the color called maroon. See 4th Maroon.
Maroon lake, lake prepared from madder, and distinguished
for its transparency and the depth and durability of its
color. MaroonMaroon Ma*roon", n.
1. A brownish or dull red of any description, esp. of a
scarlet cast rather than approaching crimson or purple.
2. An explosive shell. See Marron, 3. maroonMarron Mar*ron", n. [See Maroon, a.]
1. A large chestnut. [Obs.] --Holland.
2. A chestnut color; maroon.
3. (Pyrotechny & Mil.) A paper or pasteboard box or shell,
wound about with strong twine, filled with an explosive,
and ignited with a fuse, -- used to make a noise like a
cannon. [Written also maroon.]
Meaning of maroon from wikipedia
(US/UK /məˈruːn/ mə-ROON, Australia
/məˈroʊn/ mə-ROHN) is a brownish crimson color
its name from the French
word marron, or chestnut...
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is a dark reddish purple
or dark brownish
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