• WordNet 3.6
    • n cola carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts (`dope' is a southernism in the United States)
    • n Cola large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1929, the Coca-Cola slogan was "The Pause That Refreshes."
    • Cola a dark-colored carbonated soft drink flavored with extract of the cola nut, and often colored with caramel; also, any soft drink similar in color and flavor to a cola-flavored drink. The name was predominantly derived from the popular soft drink Coca-Cola.
    • Cola A genus of sterculiaceous trees, natives of tropical Africa, esp. Guinea, but now naturalized in tropical America, esp. in the West Indies and Brazil.
    • n Cola L. pl. of Colon.
    • Cola Same as Cola nut, below.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Every second, 8000 Coca-Cola Company products are consumed in the world
    • n cola Latin plural of colon.
    • n cola A tree of the family Sterculiaceæ, Bichea acuminata (Cola acuminata of Schott and Endlicher), which yields the cola-nut. See cola-nut.
    • n cola Any tree of the genus Bichea, which includes about 40 species of tropical African sterculiaceous trees having entire or lobed leaves and axillary clusters of unisexual or polygamous flowers.
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  • Bob Dylan
    “Sailing round the world in a dirty gondola oh, to be back in the land of Coca-Cola!”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. a native name


In literature:

From that bloody clay, and that inward prayer, Cola di Rienzi rose a new being.
"Rienzi" by Edward Bulwer Lytton
Cola had his first stomach-ache, was hurt, was miserable, prepared to howl.
"Little Novels of Italy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
When Cola di Rienzo visited the spot, towards the middle of the fourteenth century, the monument was still in good condition.
"Pagan and Christian Rome" by Rodolfo Lanciani
Kamava ta dukker geeris te ta jin kunjerni cola.
"The Gypsies" by Charles G. Leland
Nicolas (or Cola) Pariset, an innkeeper, is betrothed to his cousin Therese.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
Matteo was the name of this worthy pair, and the old man was called Cola and his wife was known as Sapatella.
"Edmund Dulac’s Fairy-Book" by Edmund Dulac
We purchased four wild horses and on the first day of October started for Cola with covered wagons.
"Black Beaver" by James Campbell Lewis
Another record of our visit to Cola is in a letter of my mother to my brother.
"Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville" by Mary Somerville
Monsieur was saddling Grenadille and Jean was arming Colas.
"A Romance of the West Indies" by Eugène Sue
Oh, Colas, with what longing we shall await thee there!
"Tales from the German" by Various
She turned back and saw the half-empty Pepsi-Cola bottle on the floor beside the bed table.
"Deadly City" by Paul W. Fairman
Colas Breugnon is an artist only through fidelity, diligence, and fervor.
"Romain Rolland" by Stefan Zweig
Petrarch was mad with delight, and hailed Cola as Camillus, Brutus, Romulus.
"A Short History of Italy" by Henry Dwight Sedgwick
It was to them that Cola di Rienzo looked for assistance and support.
"Rome" by Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
And now I perceived the carriage, with horses harnessed, and Colas in a red waistcoat and a red and green cockade on his beaver.
"The Little Red Foot" by Robert W. Chambers
Cola cut much greenery for us with which Maud had our rooms decorated.
"Julia Ward Howe" by Laura E. Richards
The working of Cola's own mind it is less easy to trace.
"The Makers of Modern Rome" by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
Ditters von Dittersdorf, Karl: Das Maedchen von Cola, ein Gesang Ossians.
"Ossian in Germany" by Rudolf Tombo
I wanted you to try some cola.
"The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Lost Liner" by Wilbur Lawton
Amatrice, dell', Cola, (Filotesio) painted in 1533.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Volume VI (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi

In poetry:

E` una fanciulla pallida--e bella. Ella s'avanza,
Tenendo sulle labbra--l'indice, a passi lievi.
Le sue pupille intorno--schizzano lampi brevi
E inquieti, e, scorgendo--cola` soltanto il boia,
Si volgono all'usciuolo--scintillanti di gioia.
"Mastro Spaghi" by Ferdinando Fontana

In news:

File photo of Coca Cola products displayed in a cooler.
NEW YORK (AP) — It's the end of an era for Coca-Cola lovers, as the last 6.5-ounce returnable , glass bottles rolls off production lines.
End of the line for returnable Coca-Cola bottle.
NEW YORK (AP) — It's the end of an era for Coca-Cola lovers, as the last 6.5-ounce returnable , glass bottle rolls off the production line.
It's the end of an era for Coca-Cola lovers, as the last 6.5-ounce returnable , glass bottle rolls off the production line.
Returnable Coca-Cola bottle has final run in Minnesota.
In Winona, it's the end of the line for Coca-Cola's returnable bottles.
When Chris Ward was finishing his bachelor's degree this spring at Texas Tech University, he played in his first Adams Golf Pro Tour Series event at the Coca-Cola Walmart Open in Alexandria, La.
Coca Cola Femsa SAB de CV (NYSE:KOF).
Simon Doonan Takes the Pepsi Challenge at Fashion Week: Cola-Inspired Fashion.
My most outrageous ones are Whoopie Cherry Lime Rickey, Mexican Coca-Cola limited edition and Sea Dog Root Beer.
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper will roll out new vending machines that will let customers see the calorie counts on selection buttons.
Plano-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group, PepsiCo Inc and Coca-Cola Co.
What's the Real Story Behind the Popular Soft Drink Coca-Cola.
Nothing could be more American than sitting down with your friends, in a restaurant or during the big game, and enjoying a great big glass of Coca-Cola, right.

In science:

The COLA procedure consists of multiple phases, formally defined in Algorithm 1 below.
Anatomy of a young giant component in the random graph
Cola and Farella [14, 26] measured the electrical field pro file inside the detector as a function of time.
Extensive testing of Schottky CdTe detectors for the ECLAIRs X-Gamma-ray Camera on board the SVOM mission
The 0.64 eV value is consistent with the ones found by Cola et al. and Toyama et al. , obtained using different approaches.
Extensive testing of Schottky CdTe detectors for the ECLAIRs X-Gamma-ray Camera on board the SVOM mission