Definition of Rallying point
1. Noun. A point or principle on which scattered or opposing groups can come together.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rallying Point
Literary usage of Rallying point
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ancient Régime by Hippolyte Taine (1876)
"No central rallying- point—Inertia of the provinces.—Ascendency of Paris.—III. Direction of the current.—The people led by lawyers.—Theorie» and piques the ..."
2. The Ancient Régime by Hippolyte Taine (1881)
"No central rallying- point.—Inertia of the provinces.—Ascendancy of Paris.—III. Direction of the current.—The people led by lawyers.—Theories and piques the ..."
3. The History of the French Revolution by Adolphe Thiers, Frederic Shoberl (1844)
"In consequence of this measure, no rallying-point was left for the patriots, either in the Directory or in the twelve communes which had succeeded the great ..."
4. The Works of John C. Calhoun by John Caldwell Calhoun, Richard Kenner Crallé (1851)
"... a patronage so great as to make the election of the President the rallying point of the two great parties that divide the country; and the successful ..."
5. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"A strong feeling in favour of strict hierarchical pretensions united all parties and found its rallying point in the chair of St. Peter ; even incapable and ..."