This post is my forty second entry for Tourmaline’s Color Your World Challenge and this week’s color is Maroon. I hope y’all enjoy reading my new post. Hope y’all are staying safe and healthy! Here’s a link to Tourmaline’s blog

Color your World: Maroon

Maroon is a dark reddish purple or dark brownish red color that takes its name from the French word marron, or chestnut. “Maron” is also the French translation for “brown.” The Oxford English Dictionary describes it as “a brownish crimson or claret color.” In the sRGB color model for additive color representation, the web color called maroon is created by turning down the brightness of pure red to about one half, and is the complement of the web color called teal. The first recorded use of maroon as a color name in English was in 1789.

The bright tone of maroon that was designated as maroon in Crayola crayons beginning in 1949. It is a bright medium shade of maroon halfway between brown and roseThe color halfway between brown and rose is crimson, so this color is also a tone of crimson.

The hexadecimal RGB code of Maroon (Crayola) color is #C32148. This code is composed of a hexadecimal C3 red (195/256), a 21 green (33/256) and a 48 blue component (72/256). The decimal RGB color code is rgb(195,33,72).

Movies with Maroon in the Title

1.) Marooned (1969)

2.) Maroon (2016)

3.) Marooned in Our Room (1993)

4.) Marooned (2004)

TV Shows with Maroon in the Title

1.) The Practice Season 4 Episode 6 Marooned (1999)

2.) Marooned (2007)

3.) Maroons, Journey of the Castaways (1998)

4.) The Maroons (In Development)

Books with Maroon in the Title

1.) Marooned with a Marquis by Emily E.K. Murdoch

2.) Marooned in Real Time by Vernor Vinge

3.) Marooned by Thomas E Fuller and Brad Strickland

4.) Marooned with Murder by R A J Walling

Bands or Singers/Musicians or Artists with Maroon in the Name

1.) Maroon 5

2.) Maroon

3.) Famous Maroon Band

4.) Mighty Maroon Marching Band

Songs with Maroon in the Name

1.) Marooned by Pink Floyd

2.) We Bleed Maroon by Granger Smith

3.) Kango (Maroon Song) by Saville Greenridge

4.) Marooned by Gathering

Production Companies with Maroon in the Title

1.) Maroon

2.) Maroon Entertainment

3.) Maroon TV

4.) Maroon Films Production

Companies with Maroon in the Title

1.) Maroon Restaurant Cafe

2.) The Maroon Restaurant

3.) Maroon & Co

4.) Maroon Group LLC