Definition of maquisard in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmäkēˈzär/


A member of the Maquis.
Example sentences
  • There were two gendarmes on bicycles who were liaison agents and a small floating population of chauffeurs and maquisards undertaking various duties.
  • He had been a member of the vanguard, was captured by armed civilians and taken through Oradour, which was full of Maquisards.
  • Second, women did not generally fight, but they formed linkages helping maquisards, who were often from distant towns and cities, gain rural acceptance.

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Syllabification: ma·qui·sard

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