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    maroon

    maroon - Dictionary definition and meaning for word maroon

    Definition
    (noun) a person who is stranded (as on an island)
    Example Sentence
    • when the tide came in I was a maroon out there
    Definition
    (noun) a dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red color Definition
    (noun) an exploding firework used as a warning signal Definition
    (verb) leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue
    Synonyms : strand
    Example Sentence
    • the travellers were marooned
    Definition
    (verb) leave stranded on a desert island without resources
    Example Sentence
    • The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island
    Definition
    (adj) of dark brownish to purplish red
    Synonyms : brownish-red
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for maroon

if i leave u alone in my room(MAROON), u ll feel helpless as though u are on a deserted island as there ll be only books and nothing else!

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