Kim Jong-il

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Kim Jong Il

also Kim Jong-il  (jŏng′ ĭl′) 1941-2011.
Korean politician and head of state of North Korea (1994-2011).
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Kim Jong-il

(kɪm dʒɔŋiːl)
n
(Biography) 1942–2011, North Korean politician; supreme leader of North Korea (1994–2011): son of Kim Il-sung
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