Volta

biographical name Vol·ta \ ˈvōl-tə , ˈväl- , ˈvȯl- \

Definition of Volta

Alessandro (Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio) Conte Volta 1745–1827 Italian physicist

Volta

geographical name Vol·ta \ ˈväl-tə , ˈvōl- , ˈvȯl- \

Definition of Volta

river in western Africa that flows from Lake Volta, a reservoir in north central Ghana, south into the Bight of Benin — see red volta
Note: Lake Volta, whose area is 3275 square miles (8515 square kilometers), receives the waters of the Black Volta and White Volta rivers.

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