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 government.
a mass rally (=large rally) in support of the pay claim
political/election/peace etc rally➔ pep rally
He was shot dead while addressing an election rally.
a car race on public roads:
an occasion when something, especially the value of shares, becomes stronger again after a period of weakness or defeat:
a late rally in the Tokyo stock market
a continuous series of hits of the ball between players in a game such as tennis