Volta

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

Definition of Volta

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


Volta

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

Definition of Volta

  1. river in western Africa that flows from Lake Volta, a reservoir in north central Ghana, south into the Bight of Benin — see red volta 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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