Definition for valletta (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for valletta
Valletta, including the immediate suburb of Floriana, is about two miles long and nearly a mile in width.
There is a well-organized college at Valletta, where degrees are conferred in divinity, law, and physic.
A certain amount of dickering seems to be considered necessary, and it is in fact the life of trade in Valletta and Alexandria.
There is here a good depth of water, and the harbor is divided, somewhat like that of Valletta, by a promontory or tongue of land.
Society, as the term is commonly used, is rather peculiar in Valletta, and is divided into many cliques.
British Dictionary definitions for valletta (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for valletta (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for valletta
Mediterranean island, from Latin Melite, perhaps from Phoenician melita, literally "place of refuge," from malat "he escaped."