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[koh-luh; kaw-luh]
Also called Kola Peninsula. a peninsula in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, between the White and Barents seas.
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cola or kola1 (ˈkəʊlə)
1.  See cola nut either of two tropical sterculiaceous trees, Cola nitida or C. acuminata, widely cultivated in tropical regions for their seeds
2.  a sweet carbonated drink flavoured with cola nuts
[C18: from kola, probably variant of Mandingo kolo nut]
kola or kola1
[C18: from kola, probably variant of Mandingo kolo nut]

kola (ˈkəʊlə)
a variant spelling of cola

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Word Origin & History

"the cola nut," 1830, variant of cola (q.v.).
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Example sentences for Kola
The kola nut, like the coffee berry and tea leaf, appears to have ancient origins.
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