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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: cut off or left behind; "an isolated pawn"; "several
stranded fish in a tide pool"; "travelers marooned by the
blizzard" [syn: isolated, marooned, stranded]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
21 Moby Thesaurus words for "marooned":
abandoned, aground, castaway, derelict, deserted, discarded,
disused, forsaken, foundered, grounded, high and dry, jettisoned,
left, on the rocks, set fast, shipwrecked, stranded, stuck,
stuck fast, swamped, wrecked
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