kola

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Kola a Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad
    • n kola tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine; source of cola extract
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Coca-Cola was so named back in 1885 for its two 'medicinal' ingredients: extract of coca leaves and kola nuts. As for how much cocaine was originally in the formulation, it's hard to know.
    • Kola Same as Cola Cola nut.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kola See cola, colanine, cola-nut, cola-red.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Kola kō′lä an African tree whose nuts or seeds have stimulant properties: a name given to an aerated non-alcoholic beverage.
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Usage

In literature:

KOLA, a small town, the most northerly in Russia, on a peninsula of the same name, with a capacious harbour.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
It is not difficult to dance the Kola.
"The Luck of Thirteen" by Jan Gordon
The reply is easy: the vegetable kingdom disposes of a variety of stimulating articles, such as tea, coffee, kola and cocoa.
"The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28" by Various
The Kola Peninsula was carefully explored by Finnish Expeditions in 1887-1892.
"Russia" by Various
They were accordingly put into position along the Kola Railroad.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
The principal articles of commerce sent by Bammaku to Timbuctoo are the products of these trees, gold, and kola-nuts.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
Sierra Leone is an organized colony, a product of which is the kola-nut.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
It lies against the desert and exports ostrich feathers, gums, salts and kola-nuts.
"Chimney-Pot Papers" by Charles S. Brooks
Kola drinks owe their vogue to the caffeine which they contain.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
And in return the men who brought these caravans to Kumasi received gold dust, and the highly prized kola nut.
"With Wolseley to Kumasi" by F.S. Brereton
It comprehends the islands of Novaya-Zemlya, Vaygach and Kolguev, and the peninsula of Kola.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various
American forces landed at Kola, Finland.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VIII (of VIII)" by various
The kola nut is also cultivated.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 3" by Various
Free ports were opened in 1895 at Kola, in Russian Lapland.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 1 "Franciscans" to "French Language"" by Various
The chief exports are gold, palm oil and palm kernels, cocoa, rubber, timber (including mahogany) and kola nuts.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
He was beaten in War by Kola, and I was taken prisoner.
"Strange Stories" by Grant Allen
Among the former are tobacco, cotton, rice, peppers, ground-nuts and kolas.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various
On one of these, Kola Bay, the Russian government founded in 1895 the naval harbour of Alexandrovsk.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 8" by Various
The sylvan products are valuable and include palm oil, kolas, shea and rubber.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
An alternative derivation from the Sanskrit word kola, a pig, is improbable.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
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In news:

Kola Foundation, a non-profit organization started by University MBA students, will be distributing $80,000 worth of supplies to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota on Friday.
Tastemaker Vashtie Kola talks to BlackEnterprise.com (Image: Source).
KOLA 99.9 and LifeStream team up.
KOLA 99.9 and LifeStream urge local residents to get in the Thanksgiving spirit a couple days early by donating blood Tuesday, Nov 20, at any LifeStream donor center or community drive.
Judging from the pic, Ted is a lost cause but there is still hope for Comedian Joey Kola .
Can gotu kola really improve your memory.
How the herb works In Ayurveda, gotu kola is considered a balancing herb that promotes relaxation and energizes the senses.
NOT long ago, Vashtie Kola — a downtown party hostess, fashion designer and music video director — started wearing a chambray shirt, which she would pair with cutoff denim jean shorts and tights.
SULLIVAN COUNTY COMMUNITY College's B J. McDowell puts up a shot as Orange County Community College's Kola Drejaj (24) looks on.
View full size Multnomah County Jail Kola J McGrath.
This photo was taken by KOLA's David Wylie.
Fly fishing and new high-end travel is growing in Russia's Kola peninsula.
Vashtie Kola, Melina Matsoukas and Sanaa Hamri.
It's a Soviet music video from 1969 by folk singer Kola Beldy.
The actor recently posed with his rescued mixed-breed dog Kola for PETA's "Adopt, Don't Buy" campaign.
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In science:

Kol´aˇr for useful discussions and thank the unknown referees for suggestions which improved the presentation.
Lagrangian reductive structures on gauge-natural bundles
Kol´aˇr: A Geometrical Version of the Higher Order Hamilton Formalism in Fibred Manifolds, J.
Lagrangian reductive structures on gauge-natural bundles
Kol´aˇr, Ivan, Michor, Peter W. and Slov´ak, Jan:Natural Operations in Differential Geometry, Springer-Verlag, Berlin and Heidelberg, 1993.
Differential Geometry of Microlinear Frolicher Spaces IV-1
Kol´aˇr, Ivan, Michor, Peter W. and Slov´ak, Jan:Natural Operations in Differential Geometry, Springer-Verlag, Berlin and Heidelberg, 1993.
Axiomatic Differential Geometry II-4
Kol´aˇr proves this and several related results in .
Peak points for pseudoconvex domains: a survey
Kol´aˇr, Convexifiability and supporting functions in C2 , Math.
Peak points for pseudoconvex domains: a survey
Kol´aˇr, Peak functions on convex domains , The Proceedings of the 19th Winter School “Geometry and Physics” (Srn´ı, 1999).
Peak points for pseudoconvex domains: a survey
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