battle cry


noun

a cry or shout of troops in battle.
the phrase or slogan used in any contest or campaign.

Origin of battle cry

First recorded in 1805–15
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battle cry

noun

a shout uttered by soldiers going into battle
a slogan used to rally the supporters of a campaign, movement, etc

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