Jalil was born in al-Bayda, an eastern city not far from Benghazi and one of the first populations to rise up against the colonel.
But NATO spokesmen have repeatedly said this resolution does not allow the targeting of colonel Gaddafi.
Decades later, colonel Sanders is a household name, and millions of us enjoy his Kentucky Fried Chicken.
1540s, coronell, from Middle French coronel (16c.), modified by dissimilation from Italian colonnella "commander of a column of soldiers at the head of a regiment," from compagna colonella "little column company," from Latin columna "pillar" (see hill). English spelling modified 1580s in learned writing to conform with the Italian form (via translations of Italian military manuals), and pronunciations with "r" and "l" coexisted 17c.-18c., but the earlier pronunciation prevailed. Spanish coronel, from Italian, shows a similar evolution by dissimilation.