Definitions for "Maquis"
Scrub vegetation in the Mediterranean basin, similar to California's chaparral, Chile's matorral, South Africa's fynbos, and the Western Australian kwongan. Typically made up of low evergreen shrubs and oaks.
Habitat consisting of dense shrub thickets, particular to Mediterranean countries.
maquis A scrub of thick, dense shrubs and small trees growing in the sandy soil of the Mediterranean region, including myrtles, heaths, arbutus (strawberry trees), rose laurel, ilex, cistus, Holm oak and cork oak. [compare: garrigue
A guerrilla fighter in the French underground in World War II.
The French underground that fought against the German occupation in World War II.
French resistance groups, named after a type of Corsican brushwood used for cover
Keywords:  scrubland, winters, summers, wet, warm
Warm, wet winters, hot, dry summers, scrubland.