Definition of Khadafy
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 Khadafy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Middle East and North Africa: The Challenge to Western Security by Peter Duignan, Lewis H. Gann (1981)
"... a weak State Department, and an incompetent president could justify selling helicopters to President Qaddafi (al-Quaddafi, khadafy, ..."
2. Hope for South Africa? by Lewis H. Gann, Peter Duignan (1991)
"Mandela also proclaimed his opposition to Zionism and his undying friendship for Yassir Arafat and Moammar khadafy. In so doing, Mandela sent shudders down ..."
3. In the Shadow of Giants: The Major Powers and the Security of Southeast Asia by Anthony James Gregor (1989)
"... Moammar khadafy to power, Soviet vessels were stationed in Egyptian ports to provide the Egyptians with an antiaircraft capability against Israeli war- ..."