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 Maron or Marron (French).Maroon. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mar’onites (3 syl.).
 
A Christian tribe of Syria in the eighth century; so called from the monastery of Maron, on the slopes of Lebanon, their chief seat; so called from John Maron, Patriarch of Antioch, in the sixth century.   1
 


 Maron or Marron (French).Maroon. 

 
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