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Kimberley

[ kim-ber-lee ]
/ ˈkɪm bər li /
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noun

a city in E Cape of Good Hope province, in the central Republic of South Africa: diamond mines.
Also Kim·ber·ly. a female given name.

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British Dictionary definitions for Kimberley

Kimberley
/ (ˈkɪmbəlɪ) /

noun

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)
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)
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