Pronunciation: (mä-kē', ma-; Fr. ma-kē'), [key]
—pl. -quisPronunciation: (-kēz'; Fr. -kē'). [key]
1. the French underground movement, or Resistance, that combatted the Nazis in World War II.
2. Also called maquisard. a member of this movement. Also,Ma•quis'.
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