Meaning of Burkina Faso

Bur•ki•na Fa•so

Pronunciation: (bur-kē'nu fä'sō), [key]
  1. a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa. 6,774,000; 106,111 sq. mi. (274,827 sq. km). Cap.: Ouagadougou. Formerly,
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