Upper Volta
geographical name — see Burkina FasoUpper Voltan adjective or noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Upper Volta — can refer to:*French Upper Volta (1919 ndash;1932, 1947 ndash;1958) **a territory in French West Africa (1919 ndash;1932) **a territory of the French Union (1947 ndash;1958) *Republic of Upper Volta (1958 ndash;1984) **a self governing republic… …   Wikipedia

  • Upper Volta — [väl′tə, vôl′tə, vōl′tə] former name for BURKINA FASO …   English World dictionary

  • Upper Volta — noun a desperately poor landlocked country in western Africa; was formerly Upper Volta under French rule but gained independence in 1960 • Syn: ↑Burkina Faso • Instance Hypernyms: ↑country, ↑state, ↑land …   Useful english dictionary

  • Upper Volta — Upper Voltan, adj., n. former name of Burkina Faso. * * * …   Universalium

  • Upper Volta — Upper Vol|ta the former name for ↑Burkina Faso …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Upper Volta — noun Former name of Burkina Faso …   Wiktionary

  • Upper Volta —  Former name of Burkina Faso …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Upper Volta — the former name of Burkina Faso …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Upper Volta — former name of Burkina Faso (country in western Africa) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Upper Volta — Up′per Vol′ta n. geg former name of Burkina Faso Up′per Vol′tan, adj. n …   From formal English to slang

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