maquisard

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French maquisard.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maquisard (plural maquisards)

  1. A member of a resistance or guerrilla movement, originally and chiefly that of the French during the German occupation of 1940-5. [from 1940s]
    • 1977, Alistair Horne, A Savage War of Peace, New York Review Books 2006, p. 103:
      The revolt touched bottom, reduced to little more than 350 active maquisards.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From maquis +‎ -ard.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maquisard m (plural maquisards)

  1. maquisard

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