Definition of gemstone in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɛmstəʊn


  • A precious or semi-precious stone, especially one cut, polished, and used in a piece of jewellery.
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    • Traders in Livingstone have been urged to start dealing in gemstones to sell the precious stones to the many tourists who visit the tourist capital.
    • Other attractions include gemstones, temple jewellery and pendants.
    • The fabulous wealth of the Mughals is particularly demonstrated through the gemstones and jewellery that they collected.

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