Malta

geographical name
Mal·​ta | \ˈmȯl-tə \
variants: or ancient Melita \ ˈme-​lə-​tə , mə-​ˈlē-​tə \

Definition of Malta 

1 or Maltese Islands \ mȯl-​ˈtēz , -​ˈtēs \ group of islands in the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily; a republic of the Commonwealth of Nations; capital Valletta area 122 square miles (317 square kilometers), population 417,432

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

see also maltese

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