follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

Kimberley

[kim-ber-lee] /ˈkɪm bər li/
noun
1.
a city in E Cape of Good Hope province, in the central Republic of South Africa: diamond mines.
2.
Also, Kimberly. a female given name.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Kimberley

Kimberley

/ˈkɪmbəlɪ/
noun
1.
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.
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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for Kimberley

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Kimberley

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends