slogan

[ sloh-guhn ]
/ ˈsloʊ gən /

noun

a distinctive cry, phrase, or motto of any party, group, manufacturer, or person; catchword or catch phrase.
a war cry or gathering cry, as formerly used among the Scottish clans.

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Origin of slogan

1505–15; <Scots Gaelic sluagh-ghairm, equivalent to sluagh army, host (cf. slew2) + gairm cry

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British Dictionary definitions for slogan

slogan
/ (ˈsləʊɡən) /

noun

a distinctive or topical phrase used in politics, advertising, etc
Scot history a Highland battle cry

Word Origin for slogan

C16: from Gaelic sluagh-ghairm war cry, from sluagh army + gairm cry
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