Simple Definition of war cry
: 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
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