lem·​on·​ade | \ˌle-mə-ˈnād \

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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The company this year relaunched the fizzy versions of its regional spring water brands including Poland Spring and Arrowhead with new packaging and flavors like pomegranate lemonade. Jennifer Maloney, WSJ, "‘It’s the Fizz’: How Seltzer Is Upending Coffee and Beer," 27 Aug. 2018 My daughters had a lemonade stand to raise money for Robin Hood at the Hamptons Classic polo, and Nacho Figueras came by to say hi. Gillian Hearst, Town & Country, "The Annual Hamptons Cup Has Raised Over $4.1 Million for Charity Over the Years," 8 Aug. 2018 Two teenage girls drank lemonade and cooled down in front of a giant water fan. Elena Weissmann, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Summerfest 1998 featured scrunchies, tie-dye and Widespread Panic," 28 June 2018 Italian ice, frozen lemonade and other food vendors will be on site to help beat the heat. Jessica Suriano, azcentral, "23 places to watch Fourth of July fireworks in metro Phoenix," 18 June 2018 So on Saturday, Emery spent two hours at used truck dealership Southern Wheels in Greenwood, selling lemonade and #TeamDylan t-shirts. Fox News, "9-year-old raises $6G in lemonade fundraiser for baby brother battling rare illness," 29 May 2018 Beverage options: Soft drinks, plus lemonade and coconut juice, Thai tea, Vietnamese coffee and a few beers. Kate Washington, sacbee, "Saigon Street Eat offers up ultra-cheap Vietnamese food for a burgeoning Broadway," 12 Apr. 2018 Between events, grab a lychee lemonade and stroll among the garden’s peach and plum blossoms. Marielle Wakim, Los Angeles Magazine, "5 Ways to Ring in the Year of the Dog in L.A.," 26 Jan. 2018 So, Kayleigh and Bo will be out selling lemonade for the child at our church. Houston Chronicle, "Cops are best customers at Deer Park teen’s lemonade stand," 11 July 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

: a sweet lemon-flavored drink that contains many bubbles : a lemon soda


lem·​on·​ade | \ˌle-mə-ˈnād \

Kids Definition of lemonade

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

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