a carbonated, flavored, and sweetened soft drink.
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- soda jerk,
- soda lake,
- soda lime,
- soda niter,
- soda nitre,
- soda siphon,
- soda water,
- soda-lime feldspar,
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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Examples from the Web for soda pop
One of the machines drawn up beside the soda-pop stand fluttered a flag on its nose.Unexplored!|Allen Chaffee
US informal a fizzy drink
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