Marooning

Marooning used to be the intentional leaving of someone in a remote area such as an uninhabited island. The word first appears in writing in approximately 1709, and is derived from the term maroon, a word for a fugitive slave, which could be a corruption of Spanish cimarrón, meaning a household animal (or slave) who has run `wild`. In earlier c.....
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Marooning

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Maroon
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marooning

Abandoning a person on a deserted coast or island with very few supplies. Usually resulting in a slow death by starvation or thirst. If you were rescued you
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