Definition of Qaddafi
1. Noun. Libyan leader who seized power in a military coup d'etat in 1969; deposed the Libyan monarchy and imposed socialism and Islamic orthodoxy on the country (born in 1942).
Generic synonyms: Leader
Lexicographical Neighbors of Qaddafi
Literary usage of Qaddafi
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. When the Lights Go Out, and Never Come Back On: Nuclear Terrorism in America by Bruce Hoffman, United States Dept. of Energy, Rand Corporation (1987)
"Qaddafi c, Army to leave the military, create their own army, ... of the Nation of Islam, was described by Qaddafi as "a fellow s response to Qaddafi's ..."
2. The Middle East and North Africa: The Challenge to Western Security by Peter Duignan, Lewis H. Gann (1981)
"Qaddafi took the initiative in opposing the Israeli-Egyptian peace talks and has played a major role in ... Qaddafi is trying to extend his sway over Malta, ..."
3. Economic Sanctions and American Diplomacy by Richard Haass (1998)
"The first phase ran from the 1970s to late 1991, during which time the United States waged a relatively lonely campaign to isolate Qaddafi, cutting off ..."
4. Air Power and Desert Storm by Richard B. Clark (1993)
"Lt Col William F. Furr Maxwell AFB, Alabama Raid on Qaddafi: The Untold Story of ... Raid on Qaddafi is a recounting of the 1986 raid on Libya (Operation El ..."
5. Foreign Policies of the Soviet Union by Richard Felix Staar (1991)
"Qaddafi admitted to having sponsored terrorists in the past but claimed he no ... Associated Press dispatch from Cairo, "Qaddafi Says He Sponsored and Now ..."