Maquis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Maquis the French underground that fought against the German occupation in World War II
    • n Maquis a guerrilla fighter in the French underground in World War II
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Usage

In literature:

Ating palacio mitmu yang cuartu, balang metung a cuartu maqui metung yang curatu.
"A Little Book of Filipino Riddles" by Various
When he arrived at Djenan-el-Maqui Claude was at work, and Charmian received him.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
That country was considered as belonging to the Maqui Pueblo Indians, of whom the wild Tontos stood a little in dread.
"Sunset Pass" by Charles King
Ever hear of the Maquis?
"Collectivum" by Mike Lewis
Maquis can survive at slightly higher elevations in sheltered conditions, but it is usually found below 1,000 or 1,300 feet.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
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In news:

Portofino Mountain, covered in Mediterranean maquis and crisscrossed by hiking trails, juts out into the sea at rocky Punta Chiappa in Italy.
Director of culinary innovations Tom Sadler creates alcohol-free "mock-tails" using the new Nestle Vitality mojito limeade, maqui berry superfruit blend and mango passion fruit blend.
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In science:

Bilgili and Saglam (2003) conducted a series of 25 field experiments in open, level shrubland of maquis fuel in southwestern Turkey.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
Only three of the models for which the wind function is given are not power functions, PortShrub and CFBP are exponential and Maquis is linear.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
CSIRO Grass is the highest power function less than one and is very similar in form to the linear function of Maquis over the given range.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
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