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soda pop

a carbonated, flavored, and sweetened soft drink.
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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. Unabridged
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  • I had the sandwiches with me and some soda pop and various things, and Russ Knight opened the door and we went upstairs.

    Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • You can take the top off a bottle of soda pop with an opener that will pry it up, but you cannot pull it off with your fingers.

    Common Science Carleton W. Washburne
  • That is why soda pop will foam so much if you shake it before you pour it, or if you stir it in your glass.

    Common Science Carleton W. Washburne
  • Of course, everyone knows he campaigned for the editorship with free candy and soda pop.

    The Secret Pact Mildred A. Wirt
  • There was candy for the children, gum for the bashful maiden, soda pop for the frivolous young.

    The Rules of the Game Stewart Edward White
  • Poor Fiske was horrified and threatened to stop the performance if the soda pop artillery didn't cease its bombarding.

  • Went and got my sandwich and went up in the lounge and got me a soda pop.

    Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for soda pop

soda pop

(US, informal) a fizzy drink
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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