Kimberley


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Kimberley

(ˈkɪmbəlɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a city in central South Africa; the capital of Northern Cape province: besieged (1899–1900) for 126 days during the Boer War; diamond-mining and -marketing centre, with heavy engineering works. Pop: 62 526 (2001)
2. (Placename) Also called: the Kimberleys a plateau region of NW Australia, in N Western Australia: consists of rugged mountains surrounded by grassland. Area: about 360 000 sq km (140 000 sq miles)

Kim•ber•ley

(ˈkɪm bər li)

n.
a city in E Cape of Good Hope province, in the central Republic of South Africa: diamond mines. 149,667.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kimberley - city in central South AfricaKimberley - city in central South Africa; center for diamond mining and diamond marketing
Republic of South Africa, South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
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There, also, is a deep pit, which, at some time, long-dead men dug out, mayhap for the stones ye speak of, such as I have heard men in Natal tell of at Kimberley.
Holmes, and it is the only time that ever I knew what love was-- it fairly drove me mad to think that she was in the power of the greatest brute and bully in South Africa--a man whose name is a holy terror from Kimberley to Johannesburg.
One day beggin', next time shammin' tight, and next one o' them old pals from Kimberley what never come when I'm in.
Looking proud, but a little apprehensive, Kimberley Walsh watches her 10-month-old son Bobby Jay try out his new standing skills.
LOOKING proud but apprehensive, Kimberley Walsh watches her 10-month-old son Bobby Jay try out his new standing skills.
Andrew Jones said those words will haunt him for the rest of his life after his daughter, Kimberley, was found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning the following day.
KIMBERLEY Walsh says her gruelling Girls Aloud schedule helped prepare her for motherhood.
South African diamond miner De Beers is putting its Kimberley Mines tailings asset (TMR) in the Northern Cape up for sale.
Today Jessica Flynn has searched for fallen servicemen who lived in Mafeking Road and Kimberley Road, Cardiff.
MATERNITY nurse Kimberley Berry is taking the hassle out of travel for parents with young children.
HFPR, based in Gosforth, Newcastle, has recruited Northumbria University graduate Kimberley Waugh to join their expanding team.
The Runcorn redhead was out on the town this week with bandmate Kimberley Walsh, who is due to give birth later this Summer.