Definition of war cry in English:

war cry

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  • A call made to rally soldiers for battle or to gather together participants in a campaign.
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    • A former regimental sergeant major has issued a war cry to pensioners to back our campaign to save three under-fire post offices.
    • A ball of fire erupted out, shattering the susurration with a jarring war cry.
    • The two bellowed a war cry and charged at each other.
    battle cry, war whoop, rallying call

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody