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maquis

ma·quis

maquis

 
pronunciation:
ma ki [or] m ki
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: maquis
definition 1: in the Mediterranean region, a dense growth of trees and shrubs.
definition 2: (often cap.) a member of the French underground organization that resisted and undermined Nazi authority during World War II.
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