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Upper Vol·ta

 (vōl′tə, vŏl′-, vôl′-)
Upper Vol′tan adj. & n.

Upper Volta

(ˈvɒltə)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1984) of Burkina Faso

Bur•ki•na Fa•so

(bərˈki nə ˈfɑ soʊ)
n.
a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa. 11,575,898; 106,111 sq. mi. (274,827 sq. km). Cap.: Ouagadougou. Formerly, Upper Volta.
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Noun1.Upper Volta - a desperately poor landlocked country in western AfricaUpper Volta - a desperately poor landlocked country in western Africa; was formerly Upper Volta under French rule but gained independence in 1960
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Upper Volta

[ˌʌpərˈvɒltə] nHaute Volta f

Upper Volta

n the Upper Voltal'Alto Volta m
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The programme is set for launch in the Volta, Upper East and Upper West regions.
The programme was piloted in the Ashanti Region for two years and about to be introduced in the Volta, Upper East and Upper West regions.