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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Up′per Vol′ta(n.)

  1. Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: former name of Burkina Faso.

Up′per Vol′tan(adj.; n.)

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


  1. Upper Volta(ProperNoun)

    Former name of Burkina Faso


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