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1diamond/ˈdaɪmənd/noun
pluraldiamonds
1diamond
/ˈdaɪmənd/
noun
pluraldiamonds
Learner's definition of DIAMOND  
: a very hard usually colorless stone that is a form of carbon and is used especially in jewelry
[count]
[noncount]
— often used before another noun
— see color picture on this page
[count] : a shape that is formed by four equal straight lines and that has two opposite angles that are smaller than a right angle and two opposite angles that are larger than a right angle
— compare square
[count] : a playing card that is marked with a red diamond shape
— see picture at playing card
   b diamonds [plural] : the suit in a deck of playing cards that is marked by red diamond shapes
— compare club, heart, spade
[count] 
: the part of a baseball field that includes the area within and around the three bases and home plate
   b : the entire playing field in baseball
2diamond/ˈdaɪmənd/adjective
2diamond
/ˈdaɪmənd/
adjective
Learner's definition of DIAMOND  
always used before a noun
: of or relating to the 60th or 75th anniversary of an important event (such as a marriage)
◊ It is more common for diamond to refer to the 60th anniversary of something.
— compare golden, silver
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