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Oxford dictionary definition of the word maquis:
noun (plural same)
1 (the Maquis) the French resistance movement during the German occupation (1940-5):
the Maquis used the cave as a hiding place for their weapons
a member of the Maquis:
your friends were communist Maquis, weren’t they?
2 [mass noun] dense scrub vegetation consisting of hardy evergreen shrubs and small trees, characteristic of Mediterranean coastal regions:
the little road connecting the houses went nowhere, dwindling finally into the maquis
early 19th century (in sense 2): from French, ‘brushwood’, from Corsican Italian macchia