In the West Indies and Guiana, a fugitive slave, or a free negro, living in the mountains.
- To put ashore on a deserted island or coast and intentionally abandon.
- To abandon or isolate with little hope of ready rescue or escape: The travelers were marooned by the blizzard.
- A fugitive Black slave in the West Indies in the 17th and 18th centuries.
- A descendant of such a slave.
- A person who is marooned, as on an island.
- A dark reddish brown to dark purplish red.