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Meaning of BATTLE CRY

Pronunciation:  'batl krI

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
  2. [n]  a slogan used to rally support for a cause; "a cry to arms"
 
 Synonyms: rallying cry, war cry, war whoop
 
 See Also: call, catchword, cry, motto, outcry, shibboleth, shout, slogan, vociferation, yell

 

 

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 Related Terms: alarm, alarum, Angelus, Angelus bell, bark, bawl, bellow, bid to combat, birdcall, bugle call, call, call to arms, call-up, catchword, caterwaul, challenge, cheer, clarion, clarion call, conscription, cry, dare, defi, defy, double dare, exhortation, gage, gage of battle, gauntlet, glove, go for broke, gung ho, halloo, holler, hollo, hoot, howl, hurrah, last post, levy, mobilization, moose call, motto, muster, rally, rallying cry, rebel yell, recruitment, reveille, roar, scream, screech, shout, shriek, slogan, squall, squeal, summons, taps, trumpet call, war cry, war whoop, watchword, whistle, whoop, yammer, yap, yawl, yawp, yell, yelp, yo-ho, yowl
 

 

 

 

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