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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