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castaway

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɑː.stə.weɪ/ us    /ˈkæs.tə-/
a person who has escaped from a ship that has sunk, and managed to get to an island or country where there are few or no other peopleAloneSeparateness and isolation in space
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