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ˈkɪm bər likim·ber·ley

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kimberley(noun)

    city in central South Africa; center for diamond mining and diamond marketing


  1. Kimberley(ProperNoun)

    Any of several places, notably a city in South Africa, noted for diamond mining.

  2. Kimberley(ProperNoun)

    derived from the surname or the place name (site of a battle in the Boer Wars).

  3. Kimberley(ProperNoun)

    popular in the 1960s and the 1970s, more often spelled Kimberly.

  4. Origin: English place name "wood or clearing of Kyneburg (a seventh century female saint )", from cyne + burh.


  1. Kimberley

    Kimberley is a small city in southeast British Columbia, Canada along Highway 95A between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains. Kimberley was named in 1896 after the Kimberley mine in South Africa. From 1917 to 2001, it was the home to the world's largest lead-zinc mine, the Sullivan Mine. Now it is mainly a tourist destination and home to the Kimberley Alpine Resort, a ski area and the Kimberley Underground Mining Railway that features a 750-foot-long underground mining interpretive centre. Recreational pursuits include world-class skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, fishing, whitewater rafting, kayaking, biking, hiking and golfing on championship golf courses. The city has the largest urban park in British Columbia. At 1977 acres, the Kimberley Nature Park is the largest incorporated park in Canada and the paved, non-motorized Rail-Trail linking the cities of Kimberley and Cranbrook make Kimberley a unique four-season resort. Kimberley is also home to a thriving Arts and Cultural scene.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Kimberley

    500 m. NE. of Cape Town; is capital of Griqualand West, and chief inland town in South Africa, in a dry but healthy situation; exists in virtue of diamond mines in the vicinity, the richest in the world. Also the name of a district in the N. of West Australia, a district of rising prosperity.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kimberley in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kimberley in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of kimberley in a Sentence

  1. Uganda Police Force:

    Police its sister security agencies have today rescued Ms.Kimberley Sue, an American tourist together with her guide who were kidnapped while on an evening game drive at Queen Elizabeth National park.The duo are in good health in the safe hands of the joint security team.

  2. Katta Ludynia:

    The dam in Kimberley is so important because it is manageable, so we can secure the water level there and that might be the only site the flamingoes can breed in Southern Africa, if the drought continues in other areas.

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