Noun(1) a guerrilla fighter in the French underground in World War II(2) the French underground that fought against the German occupation in World War II
(1) Its roots grow deep in the rocky earth of maquis and chaparral.(2) It thrives in airy oak forests and the maquis , and prefers warm climates such as those of S. Europe, although found as far north as the south of Sweden, and in Russia.(3) Nancy Wake, the only woman warrior, fought gallantly with the maquis in the Auvergne, but Hastings is no more convinced than many of his fellow historians that the French resistance played more than a decorative role.(4) It was our job to strengthen the organization and discipline of the maquis and provide the link to headquarters for supplies and command as well as general guidance on targets.(5) the little road connecting the houses went nowhere, dwindling finally into the maquis(6) He then travelled with members of the maquis to Paris from where he was conducted along the safe route to Spain.(7) In the south of France, for instance, the maquis began with men fleeing into the hills to avoid being conscripted to work in factories.(8) It's an island where isolated villages cling precariously to crags, wild boar snuffle for food and bees grow drunk on the nectar from the maquis - the fragrant scrub that cloaks the island's ancient bones.(9) Revenge has been conjectured, for a popular officer in the division had been abducted by a party from the maquis the day before; so has trouble over the division's gold reserve, looted in its turn from occupied banks.(10) In the same area, H. spontaneum also occupies an array of secondary habitats, such as open Mediterranean maquis , abandoned fields, and roadsides.(11) ‘Men could hide in the maquis for months - or even years,’ someone tells me.(12) When France was liberated almost entirely by the Allies, it became essential to construct a myth of resistance; just about everybody, it turned out, had been working for the maquis in some way.(13) At first, the French tried to keep the FLNC and the assorted desperadoes of the maquis under control by deploying their police forces and gendarmerie to enforce law and order.(14) At the drop area the Maquis failed to flash their reception lights and caused the mission to be aborted.(15) It was at that time that the Maquis became a potent force of the resistance movement.(16) With the creation of the Maquis in the course of 1943, independence and diversity were yet again at the centre of the resistance experience.
1. maquisard ::
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