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The dried cotyledons of Cola nitida or other species of Cola (family Sterculiaceae) that contain caffeine, theobromine, and a soluble principle, colatin; used as a cardiac and central nervous system stimulant.
Synonym(s): cola (1)


, kola (kō′lă) [W. African kola]
A genus of tropical trees that produce the kola nut. A kola nut extract is used in pharmaceutical preparations and as a main ingredient in some carbonated beverages.
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Content -- KOLA offers the best of the Internet's educational and entertainment content -- thousands of sites -- KOLA's editorial staff works closely with an Editorial Advisory Council (EAC) composed of 14 award-winning educators from all over the U.
Inca Kola, a "yellow rainbow" carbonated soft drink, was introduced in 1935.
Despite its territorial limitations and its limited resources, Kola has published enough writers from the Caribbean, Africa, and Canada, as well as from the United States, that it is possible for me to list, based only on the journal's contents, "The Principal Genres of Pan-African Literature": Anthems: hymns to black beauty, spirituality, the maternal and the nation or culture.
31 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethiopian Publisher Russom Damba is hereby confirming that continuing death threats by Arab Muslim Fundamentalists against his most successful writer, California resident Kola Boof, have forced him to not only drop her from the roster at North African Book Exchange, but to also classify her most controversial and best-selling book, "Long Train to the Redeeming Sin" -- OUT OF PRINT, effective immediately.
If there are two words to describe collectively the reviews and commentaries that have appeared in Kola, those words must be "eclectic" and "practical.
In late September, Ye and Green Dolphin Vice President Maxwell Labrooy will meet in China with the senior management of Kola Chemicals to consummate the agreement and review that company's marketing plans.
shouts Kola, who works hard at the very easy task of warming up the already hot crowd.
I am fighting to protect the lives of myself and my children," says Kola Boof, 33, who was born circa 1969 in Sudan but adopted in 1980 by Americans and raised in Washington, D.
Frontlines is designed to address governance and compliance issues and initiatives by bringing together leaders from public companies and governance bodies," said Vani Kola, CEO of Certus.
Working on KOLA over the years is an experience that can only be described as a ride on a dirt road coming from the hinterland of the subconscious to a conscious reality of what and where is here; with no direction except for a determination to make a difference.
The KOLA board is fortunate to be adding two more strong leaders who have the vision, the clarity and the critical thinking skills to help the company fulfill its tremendous potential.
Through direct partnerships with leading corporations, civic organizations, government agencies and schools in the United States, KOLA provides pre-screening of members, building a strong membership base of kids and families with no anonymous subscribers.