Definition of conflict diamond in English:

conflict diamond

Syllabification: con·flict dia·mond


  • A rough diamond mined in an area controlled by insurgent forces whose sale is used to finance antigovernment military action.
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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.

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