Valletta

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Val·let·ta

 (və-lĕt′ə)
The capital of Malta, on the northeast coast of the main island. Dating to the 1500s, it contains many relics of the Knights of Malta.

Valletta

(vəˈlɛtə) or

Valetta

n
(Placename) 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)

Val•let•ta

(vəˈlɛt ə)

n.
the capital of Malta, on the NE coast. 14,049.
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Noun1.Valletta - the capital of MaltaValletta - the capital of Malta; located on the northeastern coast of the island
Malta, Republic of Malta - a republic on the island of Malta in the Mediterranean; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1964
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The Grand Masters of the Knights of Jerusalem, Jean de la Valletta established his headquarters here in 1565 using Michelangelo's protege and the Pope's chief architect to spearhead Valletta's design and construction.
This volume consists of two legal sources of the origin of the Sacra Infermeria Hospital of the Order of Malta, or the Order of Saint John, at La Valletta during the 17th and 18th century.
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