[German koo l-toor-kahmpf] /German kʊlˈturˌkɑmpf/
the conflict between the German imperial government and the Roman Catholic Church from 1872 or 1873 until 1886, chiefly over the control of education and ecclesiastical appointments.
the struggle of the Prussian state against the Roman Catholic Church (1872–87), which took the form of laws designed to bring education, marriage, etc, under the control of the state
1879, originally in reference to the struggle between the German government and the Catholic Church over control of educational and ecclesiastical appointments, 1872-86, German, literally “struggle for culture,” from Kultur + Kampf “combat, fight, struggle,” from Latin campus “field, battlefield” (see campus).
[German koo l-toor-krahys] /German kʊlˈturˌkraɪs/ noun, plural Kulturkreise [koo l-toor-krahy-zuh] /kʊlˈturˌkraɪ zə/ (Show IPA). Anthropology. 1. formerly, a complex of related cultural traits assumed to diffuse or radiate outward as a unit in concentric waves or circles.
[koo-loon] /ˈkuˈlun/ noun 1. Chinese name of . /ˈkuːˈluːn/ noun 1. the Chinese name for Ulan Bator
/kʊm/ noun 1. a variant spelling of Qom
[koo-muh-moh-toh; Japanese koo-mah-maw-taw] /ˌku məˈmoʊ toʊ; Japanese ˈku mɑˈmɔ tɔ/ noun 1. a city on W central Kyushu, in SW Japan. /ˌkʊməˈməʊtəʊ/ noun 1. a city in SW Japan, on W central Kyushu: Kumamoto Medical University (1949). Pop: 653 835 (2002 est)