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cola

Definition of cola

  1. plural of colon




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cola

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noun co·la \ˈkō-lə\

Simple Definition of cola

  • : a sweet brown drink that contains many bubbles

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cola

  1. :  a carbonated soft drink colored usually with caramel and flavored usually with extracts from kola nuts

Origin of cola

from Coca-Cola, a trademark


First Known Use: 1920

Rhymes with cola


COLA

abbreviation

Definition of COLA

  1. 1 cost-of-living adjustment

  2. 2 cost-of-living allowance




COLA Defined for Kids

cola

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noun co·la \ˈkō-lə\

Definition of cola for Students

plural colas

  1. :  a sweet brown carbonated soft drink that contains flavoring from the nut of a tropical tree




Medical Dictionary

cola

Medical Definition of cola

plural of colon


Law Dictionary

COLA

abbreviation \ˈkō-lə\

Legal Definition of COLA

  1. 1 cost-of-living adjustment

  2. 2 cost-of-living allowance




Learn More about cola

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "cola" Spanish Central: Translation of "cola" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "cola"


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