Zia-ul-Haq

[ zee-ah-ool-hahk ]
/ ˈzi ɑ ʊlˈhɑk /

noun

Mohammed, 1924–88, Pakistani army general and political leader: president 1978–88.

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British Dictionary definitions for Zia-ul-Haq

Zia ul Haq
/ (ˈzɪə ʊl ˈhak) /

noun

Mohammed (məʊˈhæmɪd). 1924–88, Pakistani general: president of Pakistan (1978–88), following the overthrow (1977) of Z. A. Bhutto by a military coup. He was killed in an air crash, possibly through sabotage
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