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- proper noun Any of several places, notably a
cityin South Africa, noted for diamond mining.
- proper noun A
- proper noun A male
given namederived from the surname or the place name (site of a battle in the Boer Wars).
- proper noun A female
given namepopular in the 1960s and the 1970s, more often spelled Kimberly.
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- noun city in central South Africa; center for diamond mining and diamond marketing
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KIMBERLEY July 6 Sapa Two men appeared in the Kimberley
Northern Cape, which contains the historic diamond-rush town, Kimberley, is South Africa's biggest province and one of its poorest.
The photo that follows was sent to me from F&S readers Jay and Rob, who live in Kimberley, B.C..
In response, in 2003, 45 countries and the EU signed on to a U. N.-brokered scheme known as the Kimberley Process that aimed to stop the bloodshed by requiring that all rough diamonds — even those mined outside conflict zones — be certified as clean before sale.
Liberia on Friday was admitted to the international diamond exporting scheme known as the Kimberley process after satisfying experts it had taken measures to prevent trade in "conflict diamonds."
Last month Liberia was admitted to the international diamond exporting scheme known as the Kimberley process after satisfying experts it had taken measures to prevent the trade in "conflict diamonds."
After the discovery of diamonds in Kimberley in 1867, Mozambican migrants begin to seek work in the diamond mines as well.
Everybody knows that there are far more diamonds in those craters than have ever been gotten out of them but Kimberley is disengaged and most people think it will scarcely function any more, and the reason is not merely a temporary maladjustment in the market -- there is another as well.
Note 36: William H. Worger, South Africa's City of Diamonds: Mine Workers and Monopoly Capitalism in Kimberley, 1867 – 1895 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987). back
(1890-1896); financier who made a fortune in Kimberley diamond production.