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Volta Syllabification: Vol·ta
Pronunciation: /ˈvōltə/ /ˈväl-/ /ˈvôl-/

Definition of Volta in English:

A river in West Africa that is formed in central Ghana by the junction of its headwaters and flows south to the Bight of Benin. At Akosombo in southeastern Ghana the river has been dammed to create Lake Volta, one of the world’s largest man-made lakes.

Words that rhyme with Volta

prompter • wanter • bolter, coulter (US colter)

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