There are 2 definitions of COLA in English:


Syllabification: COLA


  • Cost-of-living adjustment, an increase made to wages or Social Security benefits to keep them in line with inflation.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

There are 2 definitions of COLA in English:


Syllabification: co·la
Pronunciation: /ˈkōlə


  • 1A brown carbonated drink that is flavored with an extract of cola nuts, or with a similar flavoring.
    [shortening of Coca-Cola]
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    • The most common mixers are orange, grapefruit, and cranberry juices; club soda; tonic water; cola and ginger ale.
    • What's more, tea, cola, and energy drinks contain caffeine.
    • Vanilla, too, pairs naturally well with mixers that have vanilla tones of their own, including cream soda and cola.
  • 2 (also kola) A small evergreen African tree that is cultivated in the tropics for its seeds (cola nuts).
    [from Temne k'ola 'cola nut']
    • Genus Cola, family Sterculiaceae: several species, in particular C. acuminata

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