slogan
noun Etymology: alteration of earlier slogorn, from Scottish Gaelic sluagh-ghairm, from sluagh army, host + gairm cry Date: 1513 1. a. a war cry especially of a Scottish clan b. a word or phrase used to express a characteristic position or stand or a goal to be achieved 2. a brief attention-getting phrase used in advertising or promotion

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
(of a Highland clan) / (of soldiers)


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  • slogan — [ slɔgɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1930; « cri de guerre » 1842; mot angl. (v. 1850); mot écossais, du gaélique « cri (gairm) d un clan (sluagh) » ♦ Formule concise et frappante, utilisée par la publicité, la propagande politique, etc. ⇒ devise. Slogan… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • slogan — slo‧gan [ˈsləʊgən ǁ ˈsloʊ ] noun [countable] MARKETING a short phrase that is easy to remember and is used by an advertiser, organization, or other group: • We need an advertising slogan for the new campaign. • The Department of Commerce adopted… …   Financial and business terms

  • Slogan — Sm Wahlspruch erw. fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. slogan, dieses aus gäl. sluaghghairm Kampfruf , zu gäl. sluagh Heer und gäl. gairm schreien, rufen .    Ebenso nndl. slogan, nfrz. slogan, nschw. slogan, nnorw. slogan. ✎ DF 4 (1978) …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

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  • slogan — / zlɔgan/ s.m. [dall ingl. slogan, voce scozz. (slogorne o sloghorne ), gaelico sluaghghairm grido di guerra ]. 1. (massm., polit.) [breve frase, incisiva e sintetica, per lo più coniata a fini pubblicitari o di propaganda politica] ▶◀ motto,… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

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  • Slogan — Slogan: Das Fremdwort für »Werbespruch; Schlagwort« wurde im 20. Jh. aus dem Engl. übernommen. Engl. slogan stammt seinerseits aus gälisch sluaghghairm »Kriegsgeschrei« …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Slogan — Slo gan, n. [Gael. sluagh ghairm, i.e., an army cry; sluagh army + gairm a call, calling.] The war cry, or gathering word, of a Highland clan in Scotland. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: A distinctive motto, phrase, or cry used by any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slogan — index catchword, phrase Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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