Valletta

[ vuh-let-uh ]
/ vəˈlɛt ə /

noun

a seaport in and the capital of Malta, on the NE coast.

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Valletta

Valetta

/ (vəˈlɛtə) /

noun

the capital of Malta, on the NE coast: founded by the Knights Hospitallers, after the victory over the Turks in 1565; became a major naval base after Malta's annexation by Britain (1814). Pop: 84 000 (2005 est)
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