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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Burkina Faso, Upper Volta(noun)

    a desperately poor landlocked country in western Africa; was formerly Upper Volta under French rule but gained independence in 1960

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  1. Upper Volta(ProperNoun)

    Former name of Burkina Faso

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  1. Republic of Upper Volta

    The Republic of Upper Volta was a landlocked west-African country established on December 11, 1958, as a self-governing colony within the French Community. Before attaining autonomy it had been French Upper Volta and part of the French Union. On August 5, 1960, it attained full independence from France.

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