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Upper Vol·ta

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

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

Upper Volta

[ˌʌpərˈvɒltə] nHaute Volta f
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Upper Volta

n the Upper Voltal'Alto Volta m
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