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gun culture (ɡʌn ˈkʌltʃə) 



  1. the attitudes, feelings, values, and behaviour of a society, or any social group, in which guns are used   ⇒ the rise of a gun culture in parts of the city

Example Sentences Including 'gun culture'

(The closest European parallel might be Ireland, where tolerance of a gun culture is also traditional.
Geraghty, Tony The Bullet Catchers
In an unconnected incident, the brother of a leading British R&B singer, who has previously spoken out against gun culture , has been shot.
Belfast Telegraph (2003)
Last year, Michael Moore's Oscar-winning documentary Bowling For Columbine used the tragedy for a meditation on U. S. gun culture.
Globe and Mail (2003)
The evidence is that Canada's traditional gun culture is among the most benign in the world.
Globe and Mail (2003)
They feel the move would further promote a gun culture in a city that has become a haven for underworld dons.
India Today (1998)


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