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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cry uttered by combatants as they attack; a battle cry.
  • n. A phrase or slogan used to rally people to a cause.

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  • n. An exclamation intended to rally soldiers in battle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a cry or signal used in war.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cry or phrase used in war for mutual recognition or encouragement; a short pithy expression used in common by a body of troops in charging an enemy: as, “Saint George!” was the war-cry of England, “Montjoie Saint Denis!” the war-cry of France.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a slogan used to rally support for a cause
  • n. a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle

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