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Malta

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geographical name Mal·ta \ˈmȯl-tə\

Definition of Malta

  1. 1 or Maltese Islands play \mȯl-ˈtēz, -ˈtēs\ group of islands in the Mediterranean S of Sicily; a republic of the Commonwealth of Nations ∗ Valletta area 122 square miles (317 square kilometers), pop 404,000

  2. 2 island, chief of the group area 95 square miles (247 square kilometers)



Variants of malta

or ancient Melita play \ˈme-lə-tə, mə-ˈlē-tə\

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