Upper Voltan

noun
Upper Vol·​tan | \ -ˈväl-tᵊn How to pronounce Upper Voltan (audio) , -ˈvōl-, -ˈvȯl- \

Definition of Upper Voltan

: a native or inhabitant of Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso)

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First Known Use of Upper Voltan

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Upper Voltan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Upper%20Voltan. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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