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  • n. Conflict, especially political, over cultural values, particularly in the United States.

Etymologies

culture +‎ war, a calque of German Kulturkampf. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But Rodriguez can also take on such a PR-savvy, urbane demeanor he has been mistaken for a moderate or even slightly progressive evangelical and can travel in Democratic Party circles with ease and helped draft a major policy document, released in 2007 by the Democratic Party centrist group The Third Way, that purported to present a road map for moving America beyond the ongoing, contentious culture war battles over reproductive and gay rights.

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