Definition of maquisard in English:

maquisard

noun

  • A member of the Maquis.

    • ‘Second, women did not generally fight, but they formed linkages helping maquisards, who were often from distant towns and cities, gain rural acceptance.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

maquisard

/ˌmäkēˈzär/