Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A guerrilla fighter in the French underground in World War II.
  • proper n. The French underground that fought against the German occupation in World War II.

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Examples

  • And, well, look, the word "Maquis" is right there in the logo too.

    CNET News.com

  • But as far as anyone can tell, the rebels known as the Maquis are the only ones who ever took up residence on a Badlands planet.

    Star Trek

  • Another eighty-five OSS special operations commandos infiltrated behind enemy lines to organize the French resistance fighters who had fled to the forests and mountains and became known as the Maquis—the “men of the underbrush” its literal translation.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • The Maquis were a relatively new force in the Resistance.

    Masters of the Air

  • From 2370, this organization—dubbed the Maquis, after a French resistance movement during World War II—succeeded in making a rather large gadfly of itself.

    Star Trek

  • Some of the Federation colonists have protested the treaty and are resisting recolonization, forming a protest group known as the Maquis.

    The Best and The Brightest

  • We have peace with Cardassia, and the price of that peace is the Maquis, which is our responsibility.

    ROGUE SAUCER

  • Before he can face the firing squad, the European resistance known as the Maquis pops up to ask for some help delivering a serum that should clear out the Chimera.

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  • Now on a mission to destroy every Chimeran conversion centre, players join with the European resistance - known as the Maquis - to retake the continent in 'Operation Overstrike'.

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  • Why do the Maquis on Voyager have different rank badges?

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