Definition of blood diamond in English:

blood diamond

Syllabification: blood dia·mond

noun

another term for conflict diamond.
More example sentences
  • 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.

Definition of blood diamond in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day setose
Pronunciation: ˈsēˌtōs
adjective
bearing bristles or setae; bristly