Definition of conflict diamond in English:
(Especially in Africa) an uncut diamond mined in an area of armed conflict and traded illicitly to finance the fighting: a joint initiative to stem the flow of conflict diamonds
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- 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:
- US English dictionary
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