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Synonyms for maroon

abandon

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Synonyms for maroon

a person who is stranded (as on an island)

a dark purplish-red to dark brownish-red color

an exploding firework used as a warning signal

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leave stranded or isolated with little hope of rescue

leave stranded on a desert island without resources

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of dark brownish to purplish red

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The Maroons clinched the Buddha's Light International Association (BLIA) Cup title after defeating Chien Hsin University of Science and Technology in the finals, 97-93.
Led by an offensive takeover by Kobe Paras in the second half, the Fighting Maroons were able to douse the hot-shooting Taiwan squad.
at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan with the Maroons to unveil prized acquisitions Ricci Rivero and the exciting Kobe Paras against the Red Lions, the reigning three-time NCAA champions.
Elgin led 22-15 at the end of the run and the Maroons took advantage of 3 Larkin hitting errors to close out the match.
The last time the two teams crossed paths for the championship, the Fighting Maroons, with Jinggoy Valmayor leading the way, defeated the Growling Tigers, 1-0, in the 2011 to 2012 season in a campaign where they conceded by a lone goal.
John Favini's essay, "Caring for nature: Anonymity, conservation, and the Jamaican Maroons", outlines some of the challenges and contradictions that emerge in collaborations between indigenous communities and conservationists.
Maroons of Jamaica are the original custodians of the African/Jamaican Culture.
The maroons, emblematic of New World hybridity, dynamism and resistance, directly challenged the enslaver's abuse of state power by resisting commodification and asserting their agency as humans in the making of a New World native as theorized by Sylvia Wynter.
The "Takitaki phenomenon" involves linguistic practices of Suriname Maroons now living in French Guiana, and of others in WFG who interact with Maroons.
HUDDERSFIELD Heat narrowly lost 102-98 to local rivals Bradford Maroons in the EBL Division III North basketball section.
"Maroons within the Present Limits of the United States." Journal of Negro History 24 (1939): 167-84.
Outsiders now covet the Maroons' bountiful minerals, flora and fauna, threatening the long-ignored territory with industrial intrusion and the slave descendants with curbs on their independence.
Hurston, who was very interested in communities that resisted oppression, visited the maroons at Accompong when she was in Jamaica.
Sister Ivy Harris, a Maroon herbalist, was hosting my stay, introducing me to the rich traditions and history of the Maroons, and administering a variety of herbal teas and remedies.