Definition of Marooning

1. Verb. (present participle of maroon) ¹



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Definition of Marooning

1. maroon [v] - See also: maroon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marooning

marmots
marmozet
marmozets
marms
marocain
marocains
marog
marokite
maron
marone
marons
maroon
marooned
marooner
marooners
marooning (current term)
maroonish
maroons
maropitant
maroquin
maroquins
maror
marors
marouflage
marplot
marplots
marproof
marque
marquee
marquees

Literary usage of Marooning

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1. Transatlantic Sketches, Comprising Visits to the Most Interesting Scenes in by James Edward Alexander (1833)
"Sail past the Grenadines.—Evening at Sea. —St. Vincent's—Fort Charlotte.—Kingstown.—Visit the Citadel.—The Governor.—Botanical Garden.—marooning parties. ..."

2. The War Maker: Being the True Story of Captain George B. Boynton by Horace Smith, Pirie MacDonald, A.C. McClurg & Company, W.F. Hall Printing Company (1911)
"... CHAPTER V THE marooning OF A TRAITOR T HAD been with Guzman Blanco for about a year •^ after he proclaimed himself Dictator of Venezuela, on February 14 ..."

3. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"marooning. To go marooning is an expression used in the Southern States. ... The difference between a marooning party and a picnic is that the former is a ..."

4. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"61 marooning. See quotations. 1834 He entertained me with an account of his ... 1855 marooning differs from pic-nicing in this : the former continues ..."

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