clarion call

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clarion call ‎(plural clarion calls)

  1. (figuratively) Appeal, urgent call to action.
    • 1989, Antony Robin, Jeremy Kushner, Tony Kushner, Kenneth Lunn, University of Southampton. Dept. of History, Traditions of intolerance: historical perspectives on fascism and race discourse in Britain:
      Our clarion call is "Equal Rights for all: Special Privileges to None".

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Frequently used in Christian contexts.

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