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battle cry

noun
1.
a cry or shout of troops in battle.
2.
the phrase or slogan used in any contest or campaign.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15
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British Dictionary definitions for battle-cry

battle cry

noun
1.
a shout uttered by soldiers going into battle
2.
a slogan used to rally the supporters of a campaign, movement, etc
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