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[awr-inj-eyd, -in-jeyd, or-] /ˌɔr ɪndʒˈeɪd, -ɪnˈdʒeɪd, ˌɒr-/
a beverage consisting of orange juice, sweetener, and water, sometimes carbonated.
Origin of orangeade
1700-10; < French; see orange, -ade2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Tea and cake and orangeade were served, while the guests sat and gossiped.

    The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson
  • A glass of orangeade will sometimes satisfy this unnatural craving.

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler
  • I thought that orangeade might meet the case, but the waiter mentioned a mint julep.

    Over Here Hector MacQuarrie
  • orangeade and lemonade are found valuable in relieving the thirst.

    Dietetics for Nurses Fairfax T. Proudfit
  • Again they called, after a little rest, and a sipping of what remained of the orangeade.

  • Orange sherbet, or orangeade for icing is made in a similar way from oranges.

  • For orangeade add juice of two oranges to above and two extra lumps of sugar.

  • Roman Punch—Is made of strong lemonade or orangeade, adding to every quart a pint of brandy or rum.

  • Cuban sugar was easily obtained, and lemonade and orangeade became the order of the hour.

    Fighting in Cuban Waters Edward Stratemeyer
  • Lemonade, along with orangeade, grapefruitade and limeade should be used for children above a year.

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler
British Dictionary definitions for orangeade


an effervescent or still orange-flavoured drink
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for orangeade

from French, from orange + ending from lemonade.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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