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Noun: battle cry  ba-t(u)l krI
  1. A yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
    - war cry, war whoop, rallying cry
  2. A slogan used to rally support for a cause
    "a battle cry to arms";
    - war cry, rallying cry, cry, watchword

Derived forms: battle cries

Type of: call, catchword, cry, motto, outcry, shibboleth, shout, slogan, vociferation, yell

Encyclopedia: Battle cry