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Friday, 25 October 2013

Maroon

#095
MAROON
- To put ashore on a deserted island or coast and intentionally abandon.
- To place in an isolated and often dangerous position.

Marooned houses on the Eastern Indian Coast hit by Tropical Cyclone Phailin
Photo Credits : EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection
Example / Usage :
- The rising flood waters marooned us on top of the house.
- Flood situation grim, lakhs marooned, death toll rises to 6.
- Choppers evacuate marooned people, airdrop relief items