battle cry

battle cries

Definitions of battle cry
  1. noun
    a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
    synonyms: rallying cry, war cry, war whoop
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    type of:
    call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell
    a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
  2. noun
    a slogan used to rally support for a cause
    synonyms: cry, rallying cry, war cry, watchword
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    type of:
    catchword, motto, shibboleth, slogan
    a favorite saying of a sect or political group
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