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Definitions of "Maroons"

1. Maroons


Free hill dwellers whose forebears had either never known slavery or had successfully fled to the hills where they lived in free, self-governing communities

Example Sentences

Patois: Nanny a di maroons a one a di national heroes fi Jamaica
English: Nanny of the maroons is one of the national heroes for Jamaica

Related Words

Hot Steppa , Baby madda , Badman , Bait ,

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