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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COLA

Most important of all, they are associated with the fate of Cola di Rienzo.

Cola had his first stomach-ache, was hurt, was miserable, prepared to howl.

Cola di Rienzi has proposed a Code of Law that shall be our shield.

Who should see that the shield become what he proposes, but Cola di Rienzi?

The chronicler of the life of Cola, however, takes no notice of this ceremony.

Then Cola, fully restored to himself, prepared to meet his foes.

Messer Arimbaldo could not endure to be absent from Cola di Rienzi.

It was to them that Cola di Rienzo looked for assistance and support.

Cola cut much greenery for us with which Maud had our rooms decorated.

And the blood of Cola di Rienzo burns under the shame of an obligation!

WORD ORIGIN

1795, genus of trees native to west Africa and introduced in New World tropics, Latinized form of a West African name of the tree (cf. Temne kola, Mandingo kolo). Meaning "carbonated soft drink" is 1920, short for Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COLA

soft drink

nouncarbonated beverage
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