[lem-uh-neyd, lem-uh-neyd]
a beverage consisting of lemon juice, sweetener, and water, sometimes carbonated.

1655–65; lemon + -ade1, modeled on French limonade or Spanish limonada

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lemonade (ˌlɛməˈneɪd)
a drink made from lemon juice, sugar, and water or from carbonated water, citric acid, etc

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Word Origin & History

1660s, from Fr. limonade; see lemon (1) + -ade. Earlier English spelling was lemonado (c.1640) with false Sp. ending.
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Example sentences
Many of the neighbors of all ages would congregate at dusk, set up deck chairs,
  sip lemonade and enjoy the spectacle.
Fill the gloves with the green-colored, sugar-free lemonade and tie them
  securely at the wrists with string or a rubber band.
In the back of the house, pink lemonade and sweet tea are served with
  old-fashioned southern hospitality.
Traditionally port drinkers were either aristocrats sipping vintage or
  charladies in pubs slurping cheap ruby port with lemonade.
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