Definition of battle cry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    battle cry

    BrE BrE//ˈbætl kraɪ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbætl kraɪ//
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  1. 1a shout that soldiers used to give in battle to encourage their own army or to frighten the enemy
  2. 2a word or phrase used by a group of people who work together for a particular purpose, especially a political one
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: battle cry