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White Vol·ta(vōl′tə, vŏl′-, vôl′-)
A river of Burkina Faso and northern Ghana flowing about 640 km (400 mi) southward to join the Black Volta and form the Volta River.
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(Placename) a river in W Africa, rising in N Burkina Faso flowing southwest and south to join the Black Volta in central Ghana and form the Volta River. Length: about 885 km (550 miles)
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a river in W Africa, in Ghana, a branch of the Volta River. ab. 550 mi. (885 km) long. Compare Volta (def. 2).
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