battle-cry

battle cry

noun
1.
a cry or shout of troops in battle.
2.
the phrase or slogan used in any contest or campaign.

Origin:
1805–15

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To battle-cry
Collins
World English Dictionary
battle cry
 
n
1.  a shout uttered by soldiers going into battle
2.  a slogan used to rally the supporters of a campaign, movement, etc

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature