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blood diamond Syllabification: blood dia·mond

Definition of blood diamond in English:


Another term for conflict diamond.
Example sentences
  • Wildlife smuggling in Nepal is what blood diamonds are to Sierra Leone, or the Ivory Coast.
  • It is impossible to say how many blood diamonds will end up under Christmas trees this year.
  • Firms in Antwerp, capital of the diamond buying industry, were heavily involved, reportedly arranging shipments of blood diamonds to be sent to India.
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