Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river of western Africa rising in western Burkina Faso and flowing about 1,352 km (840 mi) to the White Volta in Ghana.

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Examples

  • Its 'lowest point is Mouhan (Black Volta) River (200 metres) and its' highest point is Tena Kourou (749 metres).

    Burkina Faso

  • Burkina Fasolowest point: Mouhoun (Black Volta) River 200 m highest point: Tena Kourou 749 m

    Elevation extremes

  • Elevation extremes: lowest point: Mouhoun (Black Volta) River 200 m highest point: Tena Kourou 749 m

    Burkina Faso

  • One of these proposed projects is the $700-million, Bui hydroelectric project, which would be located on the Black Volta and have a generation capacity of 400 MW.

    Energy profile of West Africa

  • Burkina Faso: lowest point: Mouhoun (Black Volta) River 200 m highest point: Tena Kourou 749 m

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • Burkina Faso lowest point: Mouhoun (Black Volta) River 200 m highest point: Tena Kourou 749 m

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • The largest river is the Mouhoun (Black Volta), which is partially navigable by small craft.

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  • I will command Kouaga to return to Tomboura, cross the river, and press forward over the hills of Dabagakha to the Black Volta. "

    The Great White Queen A Tale of Treasure and Treason

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