lem·​on·​ade | \ ˌle-mə-ˈnād How to pronounce lemonade (audio) \

Definition of lemonade

1 : a beverage of sweetened lemon juice mixed with water
2 British : a sweet, carbonated, lemon-flavored beverage : a lemon soda

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White peaches, tea, and lemonade, what's not to love? Southern Living, "Chick-fil-A's Newest Lemonade Is a Southerner's Dream," 31 May 2018 Summerfest introduces the Arnold Palmer Spiked Half & Half, a blend of ice tea and lemonade. Kathy Flanigan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Terrapin India Pale Ales added to Summerfest's beer lineup," 17 May 2018 Ralph Pantozzi, a math teacher in Summit, N.J., said his school’s lemonade stand sometimes puzzles some of the third-graders who run it. Harriet Torry, WSJ, "The First Money Lesson to Teach Your Children: This Is What a Dollar Looks Like," 8 Feb. 2019 During warm days, recalls Niels Diffrient, the office suffered from a lack of air conditioning, The solution was filling a massive washtub with a chuck of ice and lemonade, and sometimes, a few bottles of gin. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "Why Eero Saarinen’s ‘50s office was a breeding ground for modernist design," 8 Nov. 2018 An emu holds lemonade, a koala rides a bike, and a crocodile suns himself. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "The Most Unusual Baby Gifts Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Have Received So Far," 24 Oct. 2018 There's bottle service for tables, as well as $75 pitchers of cocktails (strawberry lemonade, sangria, house punch). Adele Chapin, Condé Nast Traveler, "The 10 Best Rooftop Bars in Washington, D.C.," 12 July 2018 The boys’ story went nationwide and caught the attention of a company known for its lemonade -- Country Time. Natalie Dreier, ajc, "Country Time lemonade to help kids cited for illegal drink stands," 11 June 2018 The menu also offer Italian soda, milkshakes and create your own lemonade, each priced at $4.50. Carolina Gusman, sandiegouniontribune.com, "117 ways to celebrate mom: Your San Diego guide to Mother's Day brunches, lunches and dinners," 7 May 2018

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First Known Use of lemonade

1604, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lemonade was in 1604

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English Language Learners Definition of lemonade

: a drink made usually of lemon juice, sugar, and water
British : a sweet lemon-flavored drink that contains many bubbles : a lemon soda


lem·​on·​ade | \ ˌle-mə-ˈnād How to pronounce lemonade (audio) \

Kids Definition of lemonade

: a drink made of lemon juice, sugar, and water

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