battle cry

noun

Definition of battle cry

  1. :  war cry

First Known Use of battle cry

1814


BATTLE CRY Defined for English Language Learners

battle cry

noun

Definition of battle cry for English Language Learners

  • : a word, phrase, or sound that is shouted by soldiers in a battle

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


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