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Burkina Faso Syllabification: Bur·ki·na Fa·so
Pronunciation: /bərˌkēnə ˈfäsō/

Definition of Burkina Faso in English:

A landlocked country in western Africa, in the Sahel; population 15,746,200 (est. 2009); capital, Ouagadougou; languages, French (official), indigenous languages. Former name (until 1984) Upper Volta.

A French protectorate from 1898, it became an autonomous republic within the French Community in 1958 and a fully independent republic in 1960


Pronunciation: /bərkēnəˈbā/
adjective& noun
Pronunciation: /bərˈkēnən/
adjective& noun
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