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Definition of maroon verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [usually passive] maroon somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they maroon
    he / she / it maroons
    past simple marooned
    -ing form marooning
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  1. 1to leave someone in a place that they cannot escape from, for example an island synonym strand
  2. 2 “Lord of the Flies” is a novel about English schoolboys marooned on a desert island. The car was marooned by floods.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: maroon

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