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Kulturkampf

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noun Kul·tur·kampf \-ˌkäm(p)f\

Definition of Kulturkampf

  1. :  conflict between civil government and religious authorities especially over control of education and church appointments; broadly :  a conflict between cultures or value systems



Origin of kulturkampf

German, from Kultur + Kampf conflict


First Known Use: 1879


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