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Malta

Mal·ta

 (môl′tə)
An island country in the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily, comprising the island of Malta and two smaller islands. Occupied successively by Phoenicians, Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Saracens, and Normans, Malta was granted to the Knights Hospitalers in 1530 and passed to France in 1798 and Great Britain in 1800. The country became independent in 1964. Valletta, on Malta Island, is the capital.

Malta

(ˈmɔːltə)
n
(Placename) a republic occupying the islands of Malta, Gozo, and Comino, in the Mediterranean south of Sicily: governed by the Knights Hospitallers from 1530 until Napoleon's conquest in 1798; French driven out, with British help, 1800; became British dependency 1814; suffered severely in World War II; became independent in 1964 and a republic in 1974; joined the EU in 2004; a member of the Commonwealth. Official languages: Maltese and English. Official religion: Roman Catholic. Currency: euro (from January 2008 replacing the Maltese lira). Capital: Valletta. Pop: 411 277 (2013 est). Area: 316 sq km (122 sq miles)

Mal•ta

(ˈmɔl tə)

n.
1. an island in the Mediterranean south of Sicily. 95 sq. mi. (246 sq. km).
2. a republic consisting of this island and two adjacent islands: a former British colony; now a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 381,603; 122 sq. mi. (316 sq. km). Cap.: Valletta.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Malta - a republic on the island of Malta in the MediterraneanMalta - a republic on the island of Malta in the Mediterranean; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1964
Malta - a strategically located island to the south of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea
capital of Malta, Valetta, Valletta - the capital of Malta; located on the northeastern coast of the island
Maltese - a native or inhabitant of Malta
2.Malta - a strategically located island to the south of Sicily in the Mediterranean SeaMalta - a strategically located island to the south of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea
Malta, Republic of Malta - a republic on the island of Malta in the Mediterranean; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1964
Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea - the largest inland sea; between Europe and Africa and Asia
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nước Malta

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"I have in my shoe, most worshipful sir, a strip of wood which belonged once to the bark wherein the blessed Paul was dashed up against the island of Melita. I bought it for two rose nobles from a shipman who came from the Levant.
All we were playing in a lovely meadow, Leucippe (9) and Phaeno and Electra and Ianthe, Melita also and Iache with Rhodea and Callirhoe and Melobosis and Tyche and Ocyrhoe, fair as a flower, Chryseis, Ianeira, Acaste and Admete and Rhodope and Pluto and charming Calypso; Styx too was there and Urania and lovely Galaxaura with Pallas who rouses battles and Artemis delighting in arrows: we were playing and gathering sweet flowers in our hands, soft crocuses mingled with irises and hyacinths, and rose-blooms and lilies, marvellous to see, and the narcissus which the wide earth caused to grow yellow as a crocus.
The steamer Melita was leaving for Bangkok that evening about seven.
There's just so much dirty weather knocking about the world, and the proper thing is to go through it with none of what old Captain Wilson of the Melita calls 'storm strategy.' The other day ashore I heard him hold forth about it to a lot of shipmasters who came in and sat at a table next to mine.
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15 December 2017 - European private equity firm Apax Partners Midmarket SAS, Belgian investment firm Fortino Capital and UK-based telecommunications company Vodafone Group plc (NASDAQ: VOD) have terminated a deal announced in May to combine Maltese cable, broadband and pay TV provider Melita Ltd and Vodafone Malta Ltd., the principals said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 15, 2017-Vodafone Malta, Parties Terminate Deal to Merge with Maltese Cable, Broadband and Pay TV Provider Melita
Few, however, have been more ordinary than Melita Norwood, the stooped, grey-haired old dear whose frequent shopping trips for elderly neighbours earned her the nickname "The Spy Who Came In From The Co-op."
The case concerned was that of Melita Jackson and her will, which was contested by her estranged, and disinherited daughter.
(NASDAQ: IPAS) said it is providing Maltese mobile carrier Melita with access to its global Wi-Fi network.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-June 28, 2011-SeaChange provides integrated platform for on-demand TV to Malta's Melita Group(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
Run by Welsh wonder woman Melita Williams, Bespoke Belfast put my organising and dealwangling skills to shame.