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Definition of the noun Malta

What does Malta mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. A non-alcoholic carbonated malt beverage, popular in Latin America


Malta, officially the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country comprising an archipelago of seven islands in the Mediterranean Sea. It lies 80 km south of Sicily, 284 km east of Tunisia, and 333 km north of Libya. The country covers just over 316 km², making it one of the world's smallest and most densely populated countries. The capital of Malta is Valletta, which is also, at 0.8 km², the smallest capital in the European Union. Malta has two official languages: Maltese and English.

Phrases with Malta

Phrases starting with the word Malta:

  1. malta fever
  2. Malta Island
  3. Malta Starthistle

Phrases ending with the word Malta:

  1. Calystryma Malta
  2. capital of malta
  3. Species Calystryma Malta

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Malta

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Google previewRoutledge Handbook of European Elections (2015)

by Donatella M. Viola

Malta is an important actor in the processes of Mediterranean cooperation such as the EuroMediterranean Partnership and other...

Overview of the political landscape Malta is a republic and its highest democratic institution is the unicameral ...

Google previewOffshoring Information Technology (2005)

Sourcing and Outsourcing to a Global Workforce by Erran Carmel, Paul Tjia

Malta is a typical Mediterranean country but with a difference: because of its long historical association with Britain, there is a very good command of the English language. Many Maltese also speak Italian, French, or German. Although it is in ...

Google previewChanges 3 Teacher's Book (1996)

English for International Communication by Jack C. Richards, Jonathan Hull, Susan Proctor

EH3 a T F Malta is a Mediterranean island. b T F Malta is an excellent place to spend a summer holiday. c T F It is difficult to travel from one part of the island to another. d T F There are many festivals throughout the year. e T F Everyone in ...

Google previewMalta Recent Economic and Political Developments Yearbook Volume 1 Strategic Information and Developments (2007)

by IBP, Inc

Malta is a Party to the 1996 “Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution from Land Based Sources and Activities”. This Protocol, known as the LBS Protocol, was adopted on 17th May 1980, by the Conference of ...

Google previewThe Speaker, the Liberal Review (1901)

Malta is a colony not indeed with responsible government but with representative institutions. Its Legislative Council contains 13 “so-called” elected members, and only six official members, and 10 of the 13 are elected on a low franchise by ...

Google previewActs and Letters of the Apostles (1982)

by Richmond Alexander Lattimore

"After our escape we learned that the island is called Malta. And the natives showed us no ordinary kindness, for they lit a fire and brought us all to it, because of the rain which had set in and the ...

Google previewThe Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion (1798)

MALTA is an island of the Mediterranean sea, between Africa and Sicily, ao miles m length, and it in breath ; much therefore about the size of our Isle of of Wight. Formerly it was reckoned a part of Africa, ...

Google previewFarther Away (2012)

Essays by Jonathan Franzen

Unlike BirdLife Cyprus, BirdLife Malta has succeeded in enlisting prominent citizens, including the owner of the Radisson Hotel group, in a media campaign called “Reclaiming YOUR Countryside.” Malta is a two-party country, however, and ...

Google previewFragments of Italy and the Rhineland (1841)

by Thomas Henry WHITE

MALTA is a most extraordinary island, a mass of stone piles, glaring beneath the perpetual sun, without a single tree to interpose the relief of its verdure, excepting in the private gardens. Valetta, Floriana, and Vittoriosa, are the principal towns, ...

Google previewGovernance of Addictions (2014)

European Public Policies by Tamyko Ysa, Joan Colom, Adrià Albareda, Anna Ramon, Marina Carrión, Lidia Segura

Malta is a special case due to its small size; it represents 0.01 per cent of the territory of the twentyeight countries and 0.08 per cent of the overall population. Maltese levels of alcohol, tobacco, and cannabis consumption are significantly below ...

Google previewDoing Business with Malta (2005)

by Marat Terterov, Jonathan Reuvid

A relatively tiny country with a population of less than half a million inhabitants, Malta is a fast-growing economy, where GDP has been increasing at around 3.7 per cent annually since 1995. Similar to other small, yet rapidly developing ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia, Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume VI, Humber to Malta (1901)

of Cape Bon in Algeria, and from the enormous strength of its fortifications — Disraeli called it ' the little military hothouse ' — Malta is one of the most important of the British dependencies. It is the headquarters of the British Mediterranean ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Children's Issues Worldwide (2008)

by Irving Epstein

3 MALTA Valerie Sollars NATIONAL PROFILE The Maltese archipelago consists of a group of five islands, two of which are inhabited. According to the demographic review of the National Statistics Office (2006), the population of the Maltese ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Rights (1996)

by Edward H. Lawson, Mary Lou Bertucci

Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malta, Mauritius, Mongolia, Namibia, Nepal , Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru ...

Google previewThe Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since 1789 (2011)

by Nicholas Atkin, Michael Biddiss, Frank Tallett

Having then been taken by the British, Malta was due to be reassigned to the Knights under the AMIENS TREATY of 1802. Local protests against this move made it easier for Britain to insist on a formal transfer of sovereignty from France in ...

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Quotes about Malta

Malta is my home and Malta is my love,
And I've got the birds at the coast to great you all;
But like the muse of your love,
You will always meet me at the coast as your tourist guide. (Edward Kofi Louis)
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Scrabble value of M3A1L1T1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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