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Definition of Latin

Latin

  1. Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as, the Latin language.
  2. Of, pertaining to, or composed in, the language used by the Romans or Latins; as, a Latin grammar; a Latin composition or idiom.
  3. A native or inhabitant of Latium; a Roman.
  4. The language of the ancient Romans.
  5. An exercise in schools, consisting in turning English into Latin.
  6. A member of the Roman Catholic Church.
  7. To write or speak in Latin; to turn or render into Latin.

Latin Quotations

Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
Ronald Reagan

Ah, yes, divorce... from the Latin word meaning to rip out a man's genitals through his wallet.
Robin Williams

Anywhere in Latin America there is a potential threat of the pathology of caudillismo and it has to be guarded against.
Noam Chomsky

They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America?
Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro, whatever people may think of him, is a hero in Latin America, primarily because he stood up to the United States.
Noam Chomsky
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Latin Translations

latin in Afrikaans is Latyns, Latyn
latin in Dutch is Latijns
latin in French is latine
latin in Norwegian is Latinsk
latin in Swedish is latin

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