Definition of Maquisard
1. Noun. A guerrilla fighter in the French underground in World War II.
Group relationships: Maquis
Generic synonyms: Guerilla, Guerrilla, Insurgent, Irregular
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maquisard
Literary usage of Maquisard
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Responding to Low-Intensity Conflict Challenges by Stephen Blank (1993)
"The one attempt of an Islamic maquisard (guerrilla) movement to operate from the countryside failed ... a former FLN maquisard and candidate for parliament, ..."
2. Afghanistan: The First Five Years of Soviet Occupation by J. Bruce Amstutz (1994)
"Wondering why it is so, I have realized that France is almost the only country where having been a resistant, or maquisard, in World War II is today ..."
3. The Middle East in 2015: The Impact of Regional Trends on U.S. Strategic by Judith Share Yaphe (2002)
"... have marked the wider defeat of the last faction in the officer corps directly linked to and legitimated by the heroic maquisard traditions of the ALN. ..."