rallying cry


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Noun1.rallying cry - a slogan used to rally support for a cause; "a cry to arms"; "our watchword will be `democracy'"
catchword, motto, shibboleth, slogan - a favorite saying of a sect or political group
2.rallying cry - a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battlerallying cry - a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"

rallying cry

noun
A rallying term used by proponents of a cause:
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was the rallying cry which perpetually caused the plundering, as soon as it was stopped in one place, to break out in another.
ALAN STUBBS has issued a rallying cry to the Hibs fans ahead of tomorrow's crucial play-off clash with Rangers.
6 Captain has issued the rallying cry to the fans, maybe he can do the same with the players too Remy Cabella .
Strasbourg (France): King Abdullah II of Jordan warned on Tuesday that an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal was essential for combating IS extremists, saying the conflict served as a rallying cry for militants.
NNA - King Abdullah II of Jordan warned Tuesday that an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal was essential for combating Islamic extremists, saying the conflict served as a rallying cry for jihadists.
LEE CLARK issued a bizarre rallying cry to Birmingham's entire playing staff ahead of yesterday's amazing escape act at Bolton.
FERRARI president Luca di Montezemolo has issued a rallying cry ahead of Fernando Alonso's last-ditch bid to become Formula One world champion.
Cancer Research UK is issuing a rallying cry for people to sign a petition in support of the charity's The Answer Is Plain initiative.
Summary: David Cameron has issued a rallying cry to eurozone leaders in a bid to save the European single currency.
to keepan Garston Not so, and on reading further it was merely a rallying cry to laud the merits of the Ladies Day at Aintree.
GORDON Brown's rallying cry today is fresh evidence the Labour Party is finally on the offensive.
In a rallying cry to the party faithful, he will unveil a "new age of austerity" if the Tories win the next Election.