Meaning of war cry

war' cry"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a cry, word, phrase, etc., shouted in charging or in rallying to attack; battle cry.
  2. a slogan, phrase, or motto used to unite a political party, rally support for a cause, etc.
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