A person who has been shipwrecked and stranded in an isolated place: a castaway on a desert island
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- Shipwrecked sailors, castaways, and that famous case some time back where a bunch of people were in a plane crash?
- After surviving their first two years on an uncharted Pacific island, our seven stranded castaways continue to ponder and pine after the day they'll be rescued from their tropic island nest.
- The castaways had been isolated so long that it was a miracle they weren't even more dysfunctional.