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Definition of Latitude

Latitude

  1. Extent from side to side, or distance sidewise from a given point or line; breadth; width.
  2. Room; space; freedom from confinement or restraint; hence, looseness; laxity; independence.
  3. Extent or breadth of signification, application, etc.; extent of deviation from a standard, as truth, style, etc.
  4. Extent; size; amplitude; scope.
  5. Distance north or south of the equator, measured on a meridian.
  6. The angular distance of a heavenly body from the ecliptic.

Latitude Quotations

The latitude and longitudinal lines of where you are born determine your opportunity in life, and it's not equal. We may have been created equal, but we're not born equal. It's a lot to do with luck and you have to pass that on.
Brad Pitt

Mothers unconsciously allow more latitude to sons, and open encouragement, and with daughters they treat them as they would treat themselves.
Susie Orbach

People are using GPS systems to find millions of little hidden objects throughout the world - often as simple as a piece of Tupperware hidden in the woods. You go to a website, you get the latitude and longitude to get the specific location of a certain specific hiding space, and then you go there and see if you can find it.
Ken Jennings

Good writers are often excellent at a hundred other things, but writing promises a greater latitude for the ego.
John Cheever

It is the maintenance of slavery by law in a state, not parallels of latitude, that makes its a southern state; and the absence of this, that makes it a northern state.
William H. Seward
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Latitude Translations

latitude in French is latitude
latitude in German is Breite, Breitengrad
latitude in Norwegian is spillerom, breddegrad
latitude in Spanish is latitud
latitude in Swedish is latitud