rallying point


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Noun1.rallying point - a point or principle on which scattered or opposing groups can come together
point - a brief version of the essential meaning of something; "get to the point"; "he missed the point of the joke"; "life has lost its point"
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rallying point

nSammelpunkt m/-platz m

rallying point

[ˈrælɪɪŋˌpɔɪnt] n (Pol, Mil) → punto di raduno
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Du Bousquier, that fanatic liberal now concealed under the skin of a royalist, knowing how necessary rallying points are to all discontents(which are really at the bottom of all oppositions), had drawn the sympathies of the middle classes around the rector.
The building is an instinctive rallying point in the capital city during times of national celebration and mourning, and was a natural choice for the next design in the Royal Mint's popular PS100 for PS100 coin series.
WHILE Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's Shimla land has become the rallying point for political parties, the Gandhis have an emotional attachment with Himachal Pradesh's capital where late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and his wife Sonia had enjoyed some romantic moments of their life.
Mismanagement of the file of kidnapped soldiers got us into such a predicament and we crave one definite clear-cut mechanism as a rallying point of all," he stressed.
He slipped into a coma and became a rallying point for government opponents.
The Lions prop (above) is a good man to turn to in a storm - solid, sturdy, reliable and redoubtable - and will be a rallying point for the red fleet when the white waves crash against their defensive line this afternoon.
The French Expatriate Perspective on France's Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric French kids got beat up by immigrant Muslims for eating a chocolate croissant during Ramadan and this become a rallying point for anti-immigration groups in France.
Nineveh has become a rallying point for insurgents from the Sunni community.
The unrest was sparked by protests against government plans to redevelop Istanbul's Taksim Square, long a rallying point for mass demonstrations, but widened into a broad show of defiance against the Islamist-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP).
Taksim Square has for decades been the rallying point for millions of Istanbul residents, as well as the political stage for demonstrators who pour in on a daily basis to make their views on different causes heard.
Island House should be a rallying point for a fight back.
The poll also indicated that Gingrich could be a rallying point for social conservatives in South Carolina.