bra wars
 n.pl.— «Such action by the EU would be expected to spark tensions similar to the trade battle last year over cheap Chinese textile imports, or the “bra wars” as that dispute came to be called. Huge quantities of clothes and underwear items were blocked for weeks at European ports, with retailers claiming huge losses due to the standoff.» —“EU on brink of shoe war with China, Vietnam” by Stefania Bianchi in Brussels Asia Times (Hong Kong) Feb. 23, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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