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maroon1 British & World English

Of a brownish-red colour

maroon2 British & World English

Leave (someone) trapped and alone in an inaccessible place, especially an island

Maroon British & World English

A member of any of various communities in parts of the Caribbean who were originally descended from escaped slaves. In the 18th century Jamaican Maroons fought two wars against the British, both of which ended with treaties affirming the independence of the Maroons

maroon English Thesaurus

a novel about English schoolboys marooned on a desert island