mass rally

mass rally
demonstration by a large number of people, large-scale demonstration

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • rally — I UK [ˈrælɪ] / US noun Word forms rally : singular rally plural rallies ** 1) [countable] a public meeting that a lot of people go to in order to support someone or something or to protest against someone or something a pro democracy rally mass… …   English dictionary

  • rally — ral|ly1 [ˈræli] n plural rallies 1.) a large public meeting, especially one that is held outdoors to support a political idea, protest etc ▪ About 1,000 people attended the rally in Hyde Park. ▪ We decided to hold a rally to put pressure on the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rally — [[t]ræ̱li[/t]] ♦♦♦ rallies, rallying, rallied 1) N COUNT A rally is a large public meeting that is held in order to show support for something such as a political party. About three thousand people held a rally to mark international human rights… …   English dictionary

  • rally — [n1] celebratory meeting assemblage, assembly, celebration, clambake*, convention, convocation, get together, mass meeting, meet, pep rally, pow wow*, session; concept 377 rally [n2] turn for the better comeback, improvement, recovery,… …   New thesaurus

  • rally — rally1 [ral′ē] vt. rallied, rallying [Fr rallier < OFr re , again + alier, to join: see ALLY] 1. to gather together (retreating troops) so as to bring back into a state of order 2. to summon or bring (persons) together for a common purpose 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • mass — Ⅰ. mass UK US /mæs/ adjective [before noun] ► having an effect on or involving a large number of people: »There have been two decades of mass unemployment. mass audience/appeal »A smaller company could produce a breakthrough product with mass… …   Financial and business terms

  • rally — ► VERB (rallies, rallied) 1) (with reference to troops) bring or come together again so as to continue fighting. 2) bring or come together as support or for united action: his family rallied round. 3) recover or cause to recover in health,… …   English terms dictionary

  • Rally — Ral ly, n.; pl. {Rallies} (r[a^]l l[i^]z). 1. The act or process of rallying (in any of the senses of that word). [1913 Webster] 2. A political mass meeting. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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