Definition of Kabila, Laurent-Désiré in US English:

Kabila, Laurent-Désiré

proper noun

  • (1939–2001), African statesman; president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) 1997–2001. His forces overthrew President Mobutu in 1997. He was assassinated in January 2001 and was succeeded as president by his son Joseph Kabila.

Pronunciation

Kabila, Laurent-Désiré

/kəˈbēlə/