Marooning party

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Marooning party a social excursion party that sojourns several days on the shore or in some retired place; a prolonged picnic.
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Usage

In literature:

In the evening we arrived at an estate under Mr Fyall's management, having passed a party of maroons immediately before.
"Tom Cringle's Log" by Michael Scott
But they would simply maroon themselves to be hunted down by patrol landing parties who would comb the territory.
"Storm Over Warlock" by Andre Norton
In fact, the marooned party began to grow used to the shocks.
"The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Lost Liner" by Wilbur Lawton
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In news:

Blake Lively wore a maroon dress by Gucci to the brand's Premiere Fragrance launch party at the Hotel Cipriani in Venice, Italy, on Saturday.
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