Definition of blood diamond in English:

blood diamond

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noun

  • another term for conflict diamond.
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    • The body in charge of certifying minerals for export has set up three branches in formerly rebel-held areas to combat the trade in illicit blood diamonds, a spokesperson said on Monday.
    • Conflicts have raged for decades fuelled by illegal foreign arms imports and blood diamonds.
    • But monitoring the sales of coltan is far harder than monitoring the sale of "blood diamonds" or the furs which used to wrap themselves around the shoulders of the famous.

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