Definition of Kim Jong-il in US English:

Kim Jong-il

proper noun

  • (1942–2011), Korean communist statesman, leader of North Korea 1994–2011; son of Kim Il-sung. He was succeeded in power by his son Kim Jong-un.

Pronunciation

Kim Jong-il

/ˌkim jäNGˈil//ˌkɪm dʒɑŋˈɪl/