"My future sister-in-law doesn't like the maquis," laughed Colomba.
A dog ran out of the maquis, and when the girl called out "Brusco!"
Rand leaned over and spat into the brass cuspidor, a gesture of braggadocio he had picked up among the French maquis.
I had a guide with me, for fear I should lose my way in the maquis.
You must get on his back, and come with me to the Stazzona maquis.
The maquis took advantage of the silence which followed Vincent's criticism to rise from table.
After many windings through the narrow paths in the maquis they were met by two men, armed to the teeth.
We left Xavier Massoni escaping into the maquis, but slightly wounded in the thigh.
The road, or rather the very slight path, which he was following, ran through a maquis that had been lately burned.
Your fine cloth frock-coat would be in tatters in two days, if you wore it in the maquis.
1858, from French maquis "undergrowth, shrub," especially in reference to the dense scrub of certain Mediterranean coastal regions, long the haunts of outlaws and fugitives, from Corsican Italian macchia "spot," from Latin macula "spot, stain;" the landscapes so called from their mottled appearance. Used figuratively of French resistance in World War II (1943). A member is a maquisard.