noun, plural ma·quis [mah-keez, ma-; French ma-kee] /mɑˈkiz, mæ-; French maˈki/.
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Examples from the Web for maquis
You must get on his back, and come with me to the Stazzona maquis.
Startled by the firing, a horse which had been wandering through the maquis, was really coming close up to them.
Natural species include the Mediterranean scrubby underbrush, maquis, and an assortment of flowering plants and shrubs.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
The road, or rather the very slight path, which he was following, ran through a maquis that had been lately burned.
We left Xavier Massoni escaping into the maquis, but slightly wounded in the thigh.Rambles in the Islands of Corsica and Sardinia|Thomas Forester
British Dictionary definitions for maquis
noun plural -quis (-ˈkiː)
- the French underground movement that fought against the German occupying forces in World War II
- a member of this movement