What's the difference between maroon and shipwreckee?
(n.) In the West Indies and Guiana, a fugitive slave, or a free negro, living in the mountains.
(v. t.) To put (a person) ashore on a desolate island or coast and leave him to his fate.
(a.) Having the color called maroon. See 4th Maroon.
(n.) A brownish or dull red of any description, esp. of a scarlet cast rather than approaching crimson or purple.
(n.) An explosive shell. See Marron, 3.
(1) Schyman comes across like a fusion of Germaine Greer and Ken Livingstone, dressed in Parisian chic with a maroon dress and a colourful scarf.
(2) However, the dihybrid cross with linkage group I marker maroon showed a highly significant departure from 39:13:9:3 ratio.
(3) Nominees: Sticks and Stones, Maroon Productions for Channel 4 Charlie and Lola "I am not sleepy and I will not go to bed", Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC Children's Breakthrough Award - Behind the Screen Jonathan Smith - Make Me Normal, Century Films for Channel 4 "The jury said that this year's winner had directed a moving and inspiring documentary which forced the audience to consider the impact of autism and Aspergers syndrome and how it can impact on the lives of those it affects."
(4) But the crisis has left divisions more deeply entrenched than ever between the rich, Dutch-speaking north and poorer, French-speaking south, with melting pot Brussels marooned in the middle.
(5) The commemoration began when the clock on the neo-gothic Town Hall struck 12, and a maroon was fired from the roof.
(6) No one else need bother to paint them as a ramshackle and rancorous rabble marooned in the past and without a plausible account of the future.
(7) Guardian US environment correspondent Suzanne Goldenberg looked at the role cities would have to play in reducing emissions: At-risk cities hold solutions to climate change: UN report It is already taking shape as the 21st century urban nightmare: a big storm hits a city like Shanghai, Mumbai, Miami or New York, knocking out power supply and waste treatment plants, washing out entire neighbourhoods and marooning the survivors in a toxic and foul-smelling swamp.
(8) Mutants of the maroon-like complex, representative of the five known complementation classes, were subjected to fine structure mapping experiments utilizing a nutritional selective procedure which permits the survival of rare ma-l(+) progeny from large-scale crosses.
(9) The amount of retrodisplacement was greatest with Kennerdell-Maroon or four-wall decompression and the least with lateral wall decompression.
(10) Plus her parents recently moved back to Carlisle from Harrogate, and will be able to help with childcare if she ends up marooned in Westminster during the week.
(11) "He had a strange life, marooned inside communist East Germany in his west Berlin apartment just a stone's throw from where his hero Christopher Isherwood had once lived, and surrounded by expressionist art, bars and other musicians and artists," says Tobias Rüther, author of Heroes: David Bowie and Berlin .
(12) Dan Barron blames this result on the maroon jerseys, while Greg Phillips nominates the theme to Ronnie Corbett vehicle Sorry as the perfect Hazlehurst soundtrack for this shambles.
(13) Layali has spent her entire life marooned on this colonial holdover, which is not equipped for refugees.
(14) The King Jacob stopped 100 metres from the marooned boat, whose captain – believed to be a Tunisian – manoeuvred clumsily in the dark, ramming the Portuguese boat.
(15) Five genetically distinct mutants with increased bleeding times and abnormal dense granules were used: maroon (ru-2mr), light ear (le), ruby eye (ru), beige (bg1), and pale ear (ep).
(16) Neutrophils stained dark maroon and contained green granules, eosinophils contained bright blue granules, basophils revealed yellow and pink granules, and monocytes stained green with green and yellow vacuoles.
(17) Parents are no longer marooned at home, waiting for cultural news to reach them several weeks later.
(18) When questioned about this iconography of one of the 20th-century’s worst mass murderers, he conceded that Mao had “probably” been a monster, but added: “We will be arguing about this to the end of time.” In a sense, Briggs remained marooned in the optimistic period of his prime – the 40s to the 60s – a believer above all in what he called in one of his best books The Age of Improvement (1959).
(19) Parents risk being taken in by someone's promises, only to find their children suddenly marooned.
(20) Snowden has since fled Hong Kong for Moscow, where he is reportedly marooned while resisting US attempts to extradite him to face charges under the Espionage Act.