Definition of Valletta in English:

Valletta

proper noun

  • The capital and chief port of Malta; population 6,300 (est. 2006).

Pronunciation

Valletta

/vəˈledə/ /vəˈlɛdə/

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.