voltaic

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gal·van·ic

(gal-van'ik),
Pertaining to galvanism.
Synonym(s): voltaic

voltaic

(vŏl-tā′ĭk)
Concerning electricity produced by a battery.
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A 120-channel telephone/telex/TV link between Fada N'Gourman, Upper Volta, and Porga, Benin.
An economic and financial officer, he served overseas in Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso), Vietnam, Paris and Bogota.
Since then he has worked in Rwanda, Tanzania, the Central African Republic, Upper Volta and Botswana.
Gen Guei's move echoed Houphouet-Boigny's 1965 renunciation of a pet project to establish common nationality with fellow former French colonies Benin, Togo, Niger and Burkina Faso, then Upper Volta, in the face of popular opposition.
City of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, formerly Upper Volta, in West Africa.
Not surprisingly, he notes, farmers smuggled rice across the border to Senegal, Niger and Upper Volta, where the black market brought up to twice the official price.
I was among a welcome party of flag-waving pupils who had lined up to welcome Nkrumah as he passed through the town on his way to meet with the then president of Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso), Maurice Yameogo, at the border town of Tenkoudougou.

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