Definition of Qadhafi
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
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Literary usage of Qadhafi
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. U.S.-Libya Relations: A New Era?: Hearing Before the Committee on edited by Ed Royce (2001)
"Libyan income has declined by 3 percent every year since then. If anyone has to complain it is the Libyans. They look forward to seeing the end of qadhafi. ..."
2. Proliferation: Threat & Response by William J. Perry (1996)
"In 1987, when his military operation against Chad was nearing defeat, qadhafi ordered his forces to use chemical agents against Chadian troops. ..."
3. Egypt's Bid for Arab Leadership: Implications for U.S. Policy by Gregory L. Aftandilian (1993)
"The Egyptians have no great love for Libyan leader qadhafi, who was once a bitter enemy of the Sadat and Mubarak governments. ..."
4. National Missile Defense and Prospects for U.S. edited by Thad Cochran (1997)
"Libyan leader Moammar qadhafi explained this rationale explicitly in a 1990 ... In late 1995, qadhafi similarly asserted that "... as things stand today I ..."