Black Volta
geographical name — see Volta

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Black Volta — shown in black Black Volta or Mouhoun is a river of western Africa rising in western Burkina Faso and flowing about 1,352 km (840 mi) to the White Volta in Ghana. The Black Volta forms a small part of the boundary between Ghana and Ivory Coast,… …   Wikipedia

  • Black Volta — see VOLTA2 …   English World dictionary

  • Black Volta — Black′ Vol′ta n. geg a river in W Africa, in Ghana: the upper branch of the Volta River. ab. 500 mi. (800 km) long …   From formal English to slang

  • Black Volta — a river in W Africa, in Ghana: the upper branch of the Volta River. ab. 500 mi. (800 km) long. * * * …   Universalium

  • Black Volta — a river in W Africa, in Ghana: the upper branch of the Volta River. ab. 500 mi. (800 km) long …   Useful english dictionary

  • Black Volta — /blæk ˈvɒltə/ (say blak voltuh) noun See Volta2 (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Black Volta River — ▪ river, Africa French  Volta Noire,  also called  (in Burkina Faso) Mouhoun,         river in Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta), Ghana, and Côte d Ivoire (Ivory Coast), headstream of the Volta River in western Africa. It rises as the Baoulé in …   Universalium

  • Volta — may refer to:Rivers and lakes* Lake Volta in Ghana * Burkina Faso, the country formerly named Upper Volta * The Volta River, consisting of the: ** Black Volta ** Red Volta ** White VoltaOther* Alessandro Volta, an Italian physicist and inventor… …   Wikipedia

  • Volta — Volta1 [vō̂l′tä] Conte Alessandro [ä΄les sän′drō̂] 1745 1827; It. physicist Volta2 [väl′tə, vôl′tə, vōl′tə] 1. river in SE Ghana, flowing south from Lake Volta into the Bight of Benin: c. 300 mi (483 km), including Lake Volta 2. Lake artificial …   English World dictionary

  • Volta River — River, Ghana, western Africa. The nation s chief river, it flows from Lake Volta and receives the Black Volta and the White Volta rivers. It flows southward through Ghana to the Bight of Benin in the Gulf of Guinea. The river system is 1,000 mi… …   Universalium

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