- a style of Caribbean dance music derived from calypso and American soul music and having a pounding beat.
Origin of soca
1975–80; so(ul) + ca(lypso)
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A similar expression is applied to the possession of 'soca'.
The duty known as soca faldae is the duty of seeking the lords fold.
We must start with this that soke, socna, soca, is the Anglo-Saxon scn and has for its primary meaning a seeking.
The text says that he must lie at his lords fold; but probably it refers to the soca faldae.
Fragments of a sodalite-syenite have also been found at Soca in the same neighbourhood.
- a mixture of soul and calypso music typical of the E Caribbean
C20: a blend of soul and calypso
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