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) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for soca



a mixture of soul and calypso music typical of the E Caribbean

Word Origin for soca

C20: a blend of soul and calypso


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