Marooned
Maroon Ma*roon", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Marooned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Marooning}.] [See {Maroon} a fugitive slave.] To put (a person) ashore on a desolate island or coast and leave him to his fate. [1913 Webster]

{Marooning party}, a social excursion party that sojourns several days on the shore or in some retired place; a prolonged picnic. [Southern U. S.] --Bartlett. [1913 Webster]


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