rallying

noun ral·ly·ing \ ˈra-lē-iŋ \
|Updated on: 2 Aug 2018

Definition of rallying

: the sport of driving in automobile rallies

Examples of rallying in a Sentence

  1. the rallying of students to support our petition for better bus service was made a lot easier by this morning's subzero temperatures

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First Known Use of rallying

1957

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Phrases

call to arms;




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