maltese maltese  /mɔl ˈtiz/


  1. (n) a native or inhabitant of Malta
  2. (n) the national language of the Republic of Malta; a Semitic language derived from Arabic but with many loan words from Italian, Spanish, and Norman-French
  3. (n) a term applied indiscriminately in the United States to any short-haired bluish-grey cat
  4. (n) breed of toy dogs having a long straight silky white coat
  5. (adj) of or relating to the island or republic of Malta or its inhabitants


  • Maracle Co. pleads guilty in explosive-waste dumping case

    Nothing ever blew up as a result of the illegal sewer discharges in Webster by Maracle Industrial Finishing Co., but the general manager, John Maltese, faces up to six months in prison and both he and the company will be fined.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle


  1. Carmen said: "For now, we have Daisy, a Yorkshire Terrier, Keiko, a Pomeranian, and Roxy, a Maltese. We are very happy!"
    on Jun 24, 2008 By: Carmen Electra Source: China Daily

  2. "My office ...... would hereby urge the Maltese authorities to soften their stance on providing assistance to irregular migrants whose lives are in danger," the Council of Europe's human rights commissioner Thomas Hammarberg said.
    on Jun 3, 2007 By: Thomas Hammarberg Source: Reuters South Africa

  3. "I am very happy to confirm Riccardo's partecipation in my annual appointment with the Maltese audience. Riccardo Cocciante is one of Italy's top selling artists and I have the greatest respect for his work. Both Riccardo's and Dionne's...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Joseph Calleja Source: Times of Malta

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