Definition of Kim Il-sung in US English:

Kim Il-sung

proper noun

  • (1912–94), Korean communist statesman; first premier of North Korea 1948–72 and president 1972–94; born Kim Song-ju. He maintained a one-party state and created a personality cult around himself and his family. He was succeeded by his son Kim Jong-il (1942–2011).

Pronunciation

Kim Il-sung

/ˈsəNG/