blood diamond

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blood diamond

n.
A diamond that has been mined in an area undergoing a civil war or other internal conflict, the profits of which help finance the war or conflict. Also called conflict diamond.

blood diamond

n
a diamond sold to help finance a military campaign. Also called: conflict diamond
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During the war diamond exports were nearly non-existent.
The ministers issued a separate, 16-page "Miyazaki Initiative" -- an action plan outlining five conflict-prevention issues such as controlling small arms and trade in war diamonds in African states.
It is in our economic interest to cooperate and find reasonable and responsible ways to deal with war diamonds.