civilization: specif., the highly systematized social organization of Hohenzollern or Nazi Germany: now usually ironic in application, with reference to chauvinism, militarism, etc.
Origin of KulturGer, literally , culture
- Culture; civilization.
- German culture and civilization as idealized by the exponents of German imperialism during the Hohenzollern and Nazi regimes.
Origin of KulturGerman, from Latin cult&umacron;ra, cultivation, care; see culture.
- Alternative spelling of kultur.