holy war

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holy war (plural holy wars)

  1. A war that is entirely, primarily, or ostensibly religious in motivation; a war over religion.
    The conflict is beginning to look like a holy war between Sunnis and Shias.
  2. (Utah) The rivalry between the sports teams of Brigham Young University and the University of Utah

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  • (war over religion): jihad

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