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stranded adj
1 cut off or left behind; "an isolated pawn"; "several stranded fish in a tide pool"; "travelers marooned by the blizzard" [syn: isolated, marooned]
2 with the bottom lodged on a reef or shoal in shallow water

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  1. past of strand


  1. In the context of "of a person": abandoned or marooned.
  2. nautical of a vessel Run aground on a shore or reef.


of a person
of a vessel


  • FM 55-501 Marine Crewman’s Handbook

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