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maroon (one) on an island

To cause one to become stranded or stuck on an island. The captain will maroon us on an island if he insists on sailing in these dreadful conditions.
See also: island, maroon, on

maroon someone on an island

to strand someone on something; to abandon someone on something, such as an island. The pirate captain marooned his first mate on a small island in the Caribbean. Through a navigation error, I marooned myself on a tiny island east of Guam.
See also: island, maroon, on
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Maroon Group is comprised of several regional operating companies focussed on specific markets and geographies.
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In Slavery and Slave Revolts: A Sociohistorical Analysis of the First Maroon War, [1665-1740], Orlando Patterson examines the nature of early Jamaican maroon revolts and delineates the dynamism and describes Jamaican colonial society as a "brittle, fragile, travesty of a society [.
Thus what Takitaki is used to denote, and what attitudes it reflects, varies from academics to tourist guides to the middle class to Amerindians to young and old Maroons to immigrants from the wider region, as well as according to one's (perception of one's) interlocutors.
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Right now, all the equipments of the second turbine and power generator to be used in the second unit of the power plant have been manufactured and transferred to the workshop and equipments of the control and safety system of this unit are under construction," Executive-Manager of Maroon Power Plant Behnam Shafeyee Moqaddam announced on Sunday.
By the middle of the sixteenth century, maroon meant an African slave escaped from a plantation.
The entry in the Concise Oxford English Dictionary defines a maroon as a person descended from fugitive slaves in remote parts of Suriname and the West Indies.
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Since the Maroons inhabit a largely secret world, gaining access to them and to their stories is difficult: the Maroons look like other Jamaicans, and it is easy for them to remain anonymous and to hide their Maroon identity and their narratives to outsiders.