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war cry

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   (also battle cry)
a phrase or word shouted by people as they start to fight, intended to give them the strength and wish to fight harder: figurative The phrase "burn your bra!" was the feminists' war cry of the 1970s.
Translations of “war cry”
in Chinese (Traditional) (作戰時的)呐喊,喊殺聲…
in Chinese (Simplified) (作战时的)呐喊,喊杀声…
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