Qaddafi, Muammar (1942 - 2011)
( muäm-mär' äl-käd-dä'fē ), 1942–2011, Libyan army officer and dictator. He graduated from the Univ. of Libya in 1963 and became an army officer in
Sunni Islamist extremist international terrorist organization. Following the death of Osama bin Laden in May 2011 it came under the control of Ayman
The State of Qatar occupies a long, narrow peninsula jutting into the Persian Gulf. The peninsula is about 200km [12mi] long, with a greatest width of
Port and summer resort in Shandong province, east China, on the Yellow Sea; population (2010) 3,718,800. It has a naval base, and diverse heavy and
The Qing dynasty was the last dynasty of China. It is also known for having been established by “foreign invaders”—the Manchus—rather than by ethnic
Province of northwest China, bounded to the north by Gansu, to the south by Sichuan, to the west by Tibet, and to the northwest by Xinjiang Uygur
In mathematics, a polynomial equation of second degree (that is, an equation containing as its highest power the square of a variable, such as x 2 ).
A plane figure formed by four intersecting lines. A simple quadrilateral is a polygon with four sides. A complete quadrilateral ( see diagram) is the
any of several European alliances. The Quadruple Alliance of 1718 was formed by Great Britain, France, the Holy Roman emperor, and the Netherlands
The Quakers are a religious and political reform group that originated in England, whose American branch was influential in the abolition of slavery.