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IL British & World English

Illinois (in official postal use)

IL New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Illinois (postal abbreviation)

Illinois New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

state in the Middle West of the US

il- British & World English

Variant spelling of in-, in- assimilated before l (as in illustrate, illuminate).

-il British & World English

Forming adjectives and nouns such as civil and fossil

Ha'il British & World English

A city in northwestern Saudi Arabia, on the pilgrimage route from Iraq to Mecca; population 267,000 (est. 2004)

Duce, Il New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

title assumed by Benito Mussolini in 1922

Kim Il-sung British & World English

(1912–94), Korean communist statesman, first Premier of North Korea 1948–72 and President 1972–94; born Kim Song-ju. He precipitated the Korean War (1950-3), and remained committed to the reunification of the country. He maintained a one-party state and created a personality cult around himself and his family; on his death he was quickly replaced in power by his son Kim Jong-il (1942–2011)

Kim Il-sung New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(1912–94), first premier of North Korea 1948–72 and president 1972–94

Kim Jong-il New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(1942–2011), president of North Korea 1994–2011

comme il faut British & World English

Correct in behaviour or etiquette

comme il faut New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

correct in behaviour or etiquette

Mussolini, Benito British & World English

(1883–1945), Italian Fascist statesman, Prime Minister 1922–43; known as Il Duce (‘the leader’); full name Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini. He founded the Italian Fascist Party in 1919. He annexed Abyssinia in 1936 and entered the Second World War on Germany’s side in 1940. Forced to resign after the Allied invasion of Sicily, he was rescued from imprisonment by German paratroopers, but was captured and executed by Italian communist partisans

Il Duce in Mussolini, Benito British & World English

(1883–1945), Italian Fascist statesman, Prime Minister 1922–43; known as Il Duce (‘the leader’); full name Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini. He founded the Italian Fascist Party in 1919. He annexed Abyssinia in 1936 and entered the Second World War on Germany’s side in 1940. Forced to resign after the Allied invasion of Sicily, he was rescued from imprisonment by German paratroopers, but was captured and executed by Italian communist partisans

Il Duce in Mussolini New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, Benito (Amilcare Andrea) (1883–1945), Italian Fascist prime minister 1922–43; known as Il Duce (‘the leader’)

Kim Jong-il in Kim Il-sung British & World English

(1912–94), Korean communist statesman, first Premier of North Korea 1948–72 and President 1972–94; born Kim Song-ju. He precipitated the Korean War (1950-3), and remained committed to the reunification of the country. He maintained a one-party state and created a personality cult around himself and his family; on his death he was quickly replaced in power by his son Kim Jong-il (1942–2011)


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