The two marooned Americans keep running into each other at night in the hotel bar, and soon a relationship begins to form.
On the second planet, they encounter a marooned astronaut named Dr. Mann, and a fistfight ensues.
Peter remembered the time Charlie was marooned in the Press Club.
By barrack and camp life the normal civilian intellect is, as it were, marooned.
He was Allan Hartley, a man of forty-three, marooned in his own thirteen-year-old body, thirty years back in his own past.
Just as well, perhaps, but here I was, marooned upon an island!
They were much more likely to get marooned on the ridge pole of the barn while pursuing some of their adventures.
A few other wretches was marooned like me in the hotel corridors.
And with this message the marooned trio on the island had to be content.
Here on the hill I felt like a Robinson Crusoe marooned on his island.
"very dark reddish-brown color," 1791, from French couleur marron, the color of a marron "chestnut," the large sweet chestnut of southern Europe (maroon in that sense was used in English from 1590s), from dialect of Lyons, ultimately from a word in a pre-Roman language, perhaps Ligurian; or from Greek maraon "sweet chestnut."
"put ashore on a desolate island or coast," 1724 (implied in marooning), earlier "to be lost in the wild" (1690s); from maron (n.) "fugitive black slave in the jungles of W.Indies and Dutch Guyana" (1660s), earlier symeron (1620s), from French marron, said to be a corruption of Spanish cimmaron "wild, untamed," from Old Spanish cimarra "thicket," probably from cima "summit, top" (from Latin cyma "sprout"), with a notion of living wild in the mountains. Related: Marooned.