Definition of Maquisard

1. Noun. A guerrilla fighter in the French underground in World War II.

Exact synonyms: Maquis
Group relationships: Maquis
Generic synonyms: Guerilla, Guerrilla, Insurgent, Irregular



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maquisard

Maoist
Maoists
Maoming
Maori
Maoriland
Maorilander
Maoris
Maple Leaf
Mappila
Mappilas
Mapuche
Mapudungun
Mapundungun
Maputo
Maquis
Maquisard
Mar.
Mara
Maracaibo
Maracan language
Maracay
Maraco
Maradonaesque
Maragoli
Marah
Maranhão
Maranon's sign
Maranon's syndrome
Marans
Maranta arundinaceae

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. ..."

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