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Noun: Malta  mol-tu
  1. A strategically located island to the south of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea
  2. A republic on the island of Malta in the Mediterranean; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1964
    - Republic of Malta

Type of: country, island, land, state

Part of: British Commonwealth, Common Market, Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations, EC, EEC, EU, Euroland, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, Eurozone, Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea

Encyclopedia: Malta, New York