(In Africa) a rough diamond traded illicitly to finance an armed struggle.
More example sentences
- It is a non-governmental organisation that produced a report last year on conflict diamonds in Africa.
- The indictment accuses him of engineering the rebel terror campaign that saw conflict diamonds traded for guns.
- One of the key players in trade in conflict diamonds, he and his friends have now sewn up Liberia's logging.
Definition of conflict diamond in:
- The US English dictionary