Kulturkampf

noun
Kul·​tur·​kampf | \ ku̇l-ˈtu̇r-ˌkäm(p)f How to pronounce Kulturkampf (audio) \

Definition of Kulturkampf

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

First Known Use of Kulturkampf

1879, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Kulturkampf

German, from Kultur + Kampf conflict

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“Kulturkampf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kulturkampf. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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