She was stranded and died on Nikumaroro Island, and her remains were carried off by crabs.
The U.S. is stranded in the muck of a decade-long war in Afghanistan.
Wilson died in Talcottville in 1972, but not before chronicling life in that stranded countryside.
stranded and penniless, I called home, but no one cared enough to help.
A man and a woman, strangers, are stranded in the jungle for 21 days and must survive together.
Betimes, he seeks a lower level, and may be found upon a stranded, uplifted snag.
At Zierikzee, in Zeeland, a whale has been stranded by a high tide and a gale of wind.
We gave them a feeling of hope and profit; we sent a tidal wave of water and confidence into their stranded affairs.
Strolling along the sands one day, he observed a stranded cuttlefish.
For how much longer would he be stranded on an insane planet, surrounded by degraded, insane beings?
"shore," Old English strand, from Proto-Germanic *strandas (cf. Danish and Swedish strand "beach, shore, strand," Old Norse strönd "border, edge, shore," Middle Low German strant, German Strand, Dutch strand "beach"), perhaps from PIE root *ster- "to stretch out." Strictly, the part of a shore that lies between the tide-marks. Formerly also used of river banks, hence the London street name (1246).
"fiber of a rope, string, etc.," late 15c., probably from Old French estran, from a Germanic source akin to Old High German streno "lock, tress, strand of hair," Middle Dutch strene, German Strähne "skein, strand," of unknown origin.
1620s, "to drive aground on a shore," from strand (n.1); figurative sense of "leave helpless" is first recorded 1837. Related: Stranded; stranding.