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Definition of maroon

Maroon
Maroon 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.
Maroon
Maroon 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.
Maroon
Maroon Ma*roon", a. [F. marron chestnut-colored, fr. marron a large French chestnut, It. marrone; cf. LGr. ?. Cf. Marron.] 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.
Maroon
Maroon 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.
maroon
Marron 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

- ‹ The template Infobox color is being considered for merging. › Maroon ( /məˈruːn/ mə-ROON,) is a dark reddish purple or dark brownish red color that takes...
- Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band from Los Angeles, California. It currently consists of lead vocalist Adam Levine, keyboardist and rhythm guitarist...
- ‹ The template Infobox ethnic group is being considered for merging. › Maroons are descendants of Africans in the Americas who formed settlements away...
- The maroon beret in a military configuration has been an international symbol of airborne forces since the Second World War. It was first officially introduced...
- "Memories" is a song by American pop rock band Maroon 5. It was released through 222 and Interscope Records on September 20, 2019, as the lead single from...
- Patrick Maroon (born April 23, 1988) is an American professional ice hockey left winger currently playing for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey...
- Maroon is a dark reddish purple or dark brownish red colour. Maroon may also refer to: Marooning, the intentional act of abandoning someone in an uninhabited...
- Marooned may refer to: Marooning, the intentional act of abandoning someone in an uninhabited area Marooned (1933 film), a British drama film Marooned...
- The Maroon Bells are two peaks in the Elk Mountains, Maroon Peak and North Maroon Peak, separated by about half a kilometer (one-third of a mile). The...
- Marooning is the intentional act of abandoning someone in an uninhabited area, such as a desert island. The word first appears in writing in approximately...
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