Maquis or 'macchia' is a type of high ground in Corsica covered in thick vegetation, where privateers used to hide. Corsica (Corse Corsican and Italian: Corsica) is the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily A privateer was a private Warship authorized by a country's Government by Letters of marque to attack foreign shipping The name has been adopted by a variety of guerilla movements in francophone countries. The adjective francophone (alternately Francophone) means French -speaking typically as primary language whether referring to individuals groups or places
Maquis may also refer to:
- Maquis shrubland, biome in Mediterranean countries with shrubland similar to North American chaparral. Maquis ( French) or macchia ( Italian; plural macchie) is a Shrubland Biome in the Mediterranean region, typically
Guerillas The Maquis (ma'ki were the predominantly rural guerrilla bands of the French Resistance. The Spanish Maquis were Spanish Guerrillas exiled in France after the Spanish Civil War who continued to fight against the Franco regime The Union of the Peoples of Cameroon (Union des Populations du Cameroun is a Political party in Cameroon. The Maquis were a Fictional group in the Star Trek universe who were introduced in the Television series Star Trek Deep Space "The Maquis" is a two-part episode from the second season of the Television series Star Trek Deep Space Nine.
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