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English definition of “battle cry”

battle cry

noun [C]    
a shout given by soldiers as they run towards the enemyFighting a phrase used by people supporting a particular cause: 'Reclaim the night' was the battle cry of women fighting for the right to walk safely at night.Activism and pressure groups
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