- (usually passive)(castaway)the place was marooned by the floodsI was marooned with that bore all eveningel lugar quedó aislado por las inundacionesno me pude escapar de aquel pesado en toda la nocheExample sentences
- She stumbled on to an island where she was marooned.
- Earlier this year he spoke of the irony of having so many women interested in him when he is marooned on the island.
- On the way to South America, the ship sinks and he is marooned on an island.
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