• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Marron A chestnut color; maroon.
    • Marron A large chestnut.
    • Marron (Pyrotechny & Mil) A paper or pasteboard box or shell, wound about with strong twine, filled with an explosive, and ignited with a fuse, -- used to make a noise like a cannon.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n marron An obsolete form of maroon.
    • n marron See maroon.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Maroon (a.)


In literature:

The wine tasted good; the marron glace seemed to be just what she wanted.
"The Awakening and Selected Short Stories" by Kate Chopin
And all the time they're really counting the marron glaces.
"The Brother of Daphne" by Dornford Yates
Marron, for the cure was the doctor's uncle.
"Eve and David" by Honore de Balzac
I see your marron grows hard by the vineyard where sour grapes flourish.
"At the Mercy of Tiberius" by August Evans Wilson
Mrs. Marron in the other ground-floor flat had tried to be.
"Average Jones" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
Vivie accepts a cup, a muffin, and a marron glace.
"Mrs. Warren's Daughter" by Sir Harry Johnston
I see Monsieur Marron.
"The Boy Scouts on the Trail" by George Durston
It is the same as the Marron.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Eleventh Annual Meeting" by Various
Marrone and Calecione were bailed by the Democratic leader of the Sixth Assembly District.
"The Battle with the Slum" by Jacob A. Riis
Since this will be actually made by Fray Marron and Fray Verart, it will make much trouble.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898--Volume 39 of 55" by Various

In news:

Doug Marrone is searching for healthy players, and some hockey.
James Marrone was named managing director of institutional sales and client service at Palisade Capital Management, confirmed spokeswoman Annette Bronkesh.
Marrone replaces David Picher, who left to "pursue other opportunities," Ms Bronkesh said.
Marrone says Spruill and Rene eligible for Orange in Pinstripe Bowl.
Big recruiting haul has Marrone looking to the future.
Doug Marrone grew up in the Bronx and admires the toughness of kids who hail from the metropolitan New York City area.
While we're discussing the market, I would like to en courage each of you to visit Linda Marrone's booth and bid on a dinner for six at Café at Adele's.
Frank Ordoñez / The Post-Standard Syracuse University football coach Doug Marrone catches a ball as he watches a play unfold during this morning's up-tempo practice.
"This honor is a credit to Ryan's discipline, dedication and determination," said head coach Doug Marrone.
Coach Marrone, players, helping inner -city kids.
Coach Marrone, players, helping inner-city kids.
Syracuse's resurgence this season can be traced to coach Doug Marrone, Dave Rahme writes in the (Syracuse) Post-Standard.
Three favorite lunch items inspired chef Dennis Marron's broth-dipped sandwich.
Syracuse's Marrone Says Teddy Bridgewater Among Best QBs In Nation.
But more importantly, the head coach at Georgia Tech when both Doug Marrone and new secondary coach John Anselmo were part of the Yellow Jacket staff.

In science:

In this research note we focus on polarimetric measurements of Sgr A* in the NIR (for polarization properties of Sgr A* in the mm-regime see Marrone et al. 2006, 2007) and their interpretation in terms of the orbiting spot model, i.e.
On the orientation of the Sagittarius A* system
In Spitzner, Marron, and Essick (1998), pn is set sub jectively to avoid observed defects in the ability of the ψj to decorrelate the model at larger j .
A powerful test based on tapering for use in functional data analysis
However, constructing a test statistic for tail independence is still an interesting open problem [Campos, Marron, Resnick, Park and Jeffay (2003)].
Quotient correlation: A sample based alternative to Pearson's correlation
We thank Robert Dickman, Paul Goldsmith, Mark Heyer, Dan Marrone, and Vasiliki Pavlidou for valuable discussions.
Testing Molecular-Cloud Fragmentation Theories: Self-Consistent Analysis of OH Zeeman Observations
In the linear setting, Marron and Wand (1992) obtained a closed expression for the MISE of (1) if the kernel K is a normal density and the underlying model is a mixture of normal distributions.
Kernel density estimation for directional-linear data