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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ma·roon /məˈrun/
 逃亡黑人奴隸,栗色,煙火之一種(a.)栗色的(vt.)放逐到無人島上

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ma·roon n. [Written also marroon.]  In the West Indies and Guiana, a fugitive slave, or a free negro, living in the mountains.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ma·roon, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Marooned p. pr. & vb. n. Marooning.]  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.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ma·roon a.  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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mar·ron n.
 1. A large chestnut. [Obs.]
 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.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 maroon
      adj : dark brownish to purplish red [syn: brownish-red]
      n 1: a person who is stranded (as on an island); "when the tide
           came in I was a maroon out there"
      2: a dark purplish red to dark brownish red
      3: an exploding firework used as a warning signal
      v 1: leave stranded or isolated withe little hope og rescue; "the
           travellers were marooned" [syn: strand]
      2: leave stranded on a desert island without resources; "The
         mutinous sailors were marooned on an island"