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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

I have this complex that if I walk into a place wearing a colorful shirt someone will stop me and say, 'I'm sorry, but the Latin band comes through the other door.'
Oscar de la Renta

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

English language is the most universal language in history, way more than the Latin of Julius Caesar. It's the most punderful language because its vocabulary has a certain critical mass that makes a lingo good for punning.
Richard Lederer

At 20, I realized that I could not possibly adjust to a feminine role as conceived by my father and asked him permission to engage in a professional career. In eight months I filled my gaps in Latin, Greek and mathematics, graduated from high school, and entered medical school in Turin.
Rita Levi-Montalcini

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