Burkina Faso

geographical name
Bur·​ki·​na Fa·​so | \ bu̇r-ˈkē-nə-ˈfä-sō How to pronounce Burkina Faso (audio) , bər-\
variants: or formerly Upper Volta \ ˈvōl-​tə How to pronounce Upper Volta (audio) , ˈvȯl-​ , ˈväl-​ \

Definition of Burkina Faso

landlocked republic in western Africa; until 1958 a French territory; capital Ouagadougou area 105,869 square miles (274,201 square kilometers), population 14,017,262

Other Words from Burkina Faso

Burkinabe \ bu̇r-​ˈkē-​nə-​ˌbā How to pronounce Burkinabe (audio) , bər-​ \ adjective or noun

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