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noun
a cry, word, phrase, etc., shouted in charging or in rallying to attack; battle cry.
a slogan, phrase, or motto used to unite a political party, rally support for a cause, etc.
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Origin of war cry

First recorded in 1740–50
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war cry

noun
a rallying cry used by combatants in battle
a cry, slogan, etc, used to rally support for a cause
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