maquis

maquis

[mah-kee, ma-; Fr. ma-kee]
maquis: see guerrilla warfare.
Maquis or 'macchia' is a type of high ground in Corsica covered in thick vegetation, where privateers used to hide. The name has been adopted by a variety of guerilla movements in francophone countries.

Maquis may also refer to:

Geography

  • Maquis shrubland, biome in Mediterranean countries with shrubland similar to North American chaparral.

Guerillas

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