Definition of Valletta in English:

Valletta

proper noun

  • The capital and chief port of Malta; population 6,300 (est. 2006); urban harbour area population 199,000 (est. 2007).

Origin

Named after Jean de Valette, Grand Master of the Knights of St John, who built the town after the victory over the Turks in 1565.

Pronunciation:

Valletta

/vəˈlɛtə/