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battle crynoun [C]

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a ​shout given by ​soldiers as they ​run towards the ​enemy a phrase used by ​peoplesupporting a ​particularcause: "Reclaim the ​night" was the ​battlecry of women ​fighting for the ​right to ​walksafely at ​night.
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