Simple Definition of soda
: a drink made of soda water, flavoring, and often ice cream
: a white powdery substance that contains salt and is used in cooking and medicine
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Examples of soda in a sentence
I ordered fries and a soda.
Origin and Etymology of soda
Italian, from Arabic suwwād, any of several saltworts from the ashes of which sodium carbonate is obtained
First Known Use: 1558
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