Category:Maroons

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English: Maroons (from the word marronage or American/Spanish cimarrón: "fugitive, runaway", lit. "living on mountaintops"; from Spanish cima: "top, summit") were runaway slaves in the West Indies, Central America, South America, and North America, who formed independent settlements together. The same designation has also became a derivation for the verb marooning.
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African refugees who escaped from slavery in the Americas and formed independent settlements. The term can also be applied to their descendants.
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Maroon (it); nègre marron (fr); ማሩን (am); Maroni (hr); Мароны (ru); Maroons (de); quilombolas (pt); Лясныя негры (be); Maron (da); Maronai (lt); negro cimarrón (es); マルーン (ja); Maroon (nb); marrons (nl); maronneger (sv); Wabusinenge (sw); Марони (uk); Cimarro (la); 馬龍人 (zh-hant); 马龙人 (zh-cn); Maroni (pl); Negre cimarrón (ca); maroon (en); مارون (ar); 马龙人 (zh-hans); Maroonar (nn) esclavo rebelde que llevaba una vida de libertad en rincones apartados (es); African refugees who escaped from slavery in the Americas and formed independent settlements. The term can also be applied to their descendants. (en); etnische groep (nl) Esclavos cimarrones, Cimarrones, esclavo cimarrón, cimarrón (es); マウォン (ja); petit marronnage, grand marronnage, marronnage, marron, negmarron, cimarron (fr); Quilombola (pt); Simaronai (lt); Маруны (ru); Maroon, Boslandcreool, Bosneger, Marons, Bosnegers (nl); Maroner, Maronerne (da)

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