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Meaning of maquis

ma•quis

Pronunciation: (mä-kē', ma- Fr. ma-kē'), [key]
— pl. -quis
  1. the French underground movement, or Resistance, that combatted the Nazis in World War II.
  2. Also calleda member of this movement.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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