Burkina Faso

geographical name Bur·ki·na Fa·so \ bu̇r-ˈkē-nə-ˈfä-sō , bər- \
variants: or formerly Upper Volta play \ˈvōl-tə, 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

Burkinabe

play \bu̇r-ˈkē-nə-ˌbā, bər-\ adjective or noun

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