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soda pop

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noun
  1. a carbonated, flavored, and sweetened soft drink.
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Origin of soda pop

First recorded in 1905–10

Regional variation note

The terms soda pop, soda, and pop are widely used throughout the U.S., although pop is mainly associated with the Midland U.S. Dope is used as a synonym in the Southern U.S., especially in the South Atlantic States, and tonic is used in eastern New England.
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  • One of the machines drawn up beside the soda-pop stand fluttered a flag on its nose.

    Unexplored!

    Allen Chaffee


British Dictionary definitions for soda pop

soda pop

noun
  1. US informal a fizzy drink
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