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dominant online service of the late 1990s, acronym of America Online, company name from late 1989.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Computing Dictionary

AOL definition

America On-Line
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
America Online
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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Example sentences for AOL
The game has a huge following, and a lot of people want aol to bring it back.
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