soca

[ soh-kah ]
/ ˈsoʊ kɑ /

noun

a style of Caribbean dance music derived from calypso and American soul music and having a pounding beat.

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Origin of soca

1975–80; so(ul) + ca(lypso)
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British Dictionary definitions for soca (1 of 2)

soca
/ (ˈsəʊkə) /

noun

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

Word Origin for soca

C20: a blend of soul and calypso

British Dictionary definitions for soca (2 of 2)

SOCA
/ (ˈsəʊkə) /

n acronym for

Serious Organized Crime Agency: a British government organization set up in 2004 specifically to combat organized crime
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