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 (măk′ē-zärd′, -zär′)
See maquis.

[French, from maquis, the French underground; see maquis.]
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a member of the French maquis
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Noun1.maquisard - a guerrilla fighter in the French underground in World War IIMaquisard - a guerrilla fighter in the French underground in World War II
Maquis - the French underground that fought against the German occupation in World War II
guerilla, guerrilla, irregular, insurgent - a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
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