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English noun: battle cry

1. battle cry (communication) a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle

Synonymsrallying cry, war cry, war whoop

Broader (hypernym)call, cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell

2. battle cry (communication) a slogan used to rally support for a cause

SamplesA cry to arms.
Our watchword will be `democracy'.

Synonymscry, rallying cry, war cry, watchword

Broader (hypernym)catchword, motto, shibboleth, slogan

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