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Burgandy vs. Maroon — What's the Difference?

Burgandy vs. Maroon — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Burgandy and Maroon

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Maroon

Maroon (US/UK mə-ROON, Australia mə-ROHN) is a brownish crimson color that takes its name from the French word marron, or chestnut. "Marron" is also one of the French translations for "brown".

Maroon

Of a brownish-red colour
Ornate maroon and gold wallpaper

Maroon

A member of any of various communities in parts of the Caribbean who were originally descended from escaped slaves. In the 18th century Jamaican Maroons fought two wars against the British, both of which ended with treaties affirming the independence of the Maroons.

Maroon

Leave (someone) trapped and alone in an inaccessible place, especially an island
A novel about schoolboys marooned on a desert island

Maroon

To put ashore on a deserted island or coast and intentionally abandon.
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Maroon

To abandon or isolate with little hope of ready rescue or escape
The travelers were marooned by the blizzard.

Maroon

A fugitive black slave in the West Indies in the 1600s and 1700s.

Maroon

A descendant of such a slave.

Maroon

A person who is marooned, as on an island.

Maroon

A dark reddish brown to dark purplish red.

Maroon

An escaped negro of the Caribbean and the Americas or a descendant of such a person.

Maroon

A castaway; a person who has been marooned.

Maroon

A rich dark red, somewhat brownish, color.

Maroon

(nautical) A rocket-propelled firework or skyrocket, often one used as a signal (e.g. to summon the crew of a lifeboat or warn of an air raid).

Maroon

An idiot; a fool.

Maroon

Associated with Maroon culture, communities or peoples.

Maroon

Of a maroon color

Maroon

To abandon in a remote, desolate place, as on a desert island.

Maroon

In the West Indies and Guiana, a fugitive slave, or a free negro, living in the mountains.

Maroon

A brownish or dull red of any description, esp. of a scarlet cast rather than approaching crimson or purple.

Maroon

An explosive shell. See Marron, 3.

Maroon

To put (a person) ashore on a desolate island or coast and leave him to his fate.

Maroon

Having the color called maroon. See 4th Maroon.

Maroon

A person who is stranded (as on an island);
When the tide came in I was a maroon out there

Maroon

A dark purplish red to dark brownish red

Maroon

An exploding firework used as a warning signal

Maroon

Leave stranded or isolated withe little hope og rescue;
The travellers were marooned

Maroon

Leave stranded on a desert island without resources;
The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island

Maroon

Dark brownish to purplish red

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