war cry


war cry

noun

: a shouted word or sound used by fighters in battle to give each other courage or to frighten their enemy

: a phrase or saying that is used to make people support an idea, a cause, etc.

Full Definition of WAR CRY

1
:  a cry used by a body of fighters in war
2
:  a slogan used especially to rally people to a cause

First Known Use of WAR CRY

1748

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