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Adjective
/ˈlatn/,
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The language of ancient Rome and its empire, widely used historically as a language of scholarship and administration,
  1. Of, relating to, or in the Latin language
    • - Latin poetry
  2. Of or relating to the countries or peoples using languages, esp. Spanish, that developed from Latin

  3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of Latin American music or dance
    • - snapping his fingers to a Latin beat
  4. Of or relating to the Western or Roman Catholic Church (as historically using Latin for its rites)
    • - the Latin patriarch of Antioch
  5. Of or relating to ancient Latium or its inhabitants

Noun
  1. The language of ancient Rome and its empire, widely used historically as a language of scholarship and administration

  2. A native or inhabitant of a country whose language developed from Latin, esp. a Latin American

  3. Music of a kind originating in Latin America, characterized by dance rhythms and extensive use of indigenous percussive instruments


  1. of or relating to the ancient Latins or the Latin language; "Latin verb conjugations"
  2. any dialect of the language of ancient Rome
  3. relating to people or countries speaking Romance languages; "Latin America"
  4. an inhabitant of ancient Latium
  5. a person who is a member of those peoples whose languages derived from Latin
  6. Latin (lingua latīna) or sometimes Roman is an Italic language originally spoken in Latium and Ancient Rome. ...
  7. Hispanic and Latino Americans are Americans with origins in the Hispanic countries of Latin America or in Spain. The group encompasses distinct sub-groups by national origin and race, with ancestries from all continents represented. ...
  8. Latin is the third album from lo-fi improvisational electronica band Holy Fuck. It was placed on the Long List for the 2010 Polaris Music Prize . In the United States, the album reached #14 on the Billboard Dance charts and #40 on the Heatseekers chart.
  9. Wheelock's Latin, (titled simply Latin until the fifth edition in 1995), is a comprehensive beginning Latin textbook. Chapters introduce related grammatical topics and assume little or no prior knowledge of Latin grammar or language. ...
  10. Ecclesiastical Latin (sometimes called Church Latin) is the Latin used by the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church in all periods for ecclesiastical purposes. ...
  11. Latin American music, often called Latin music, is the music of all countries in Latin America. It comes in many varieties, as Latin America is home to musical styles such as the simple, rural conjunto music of northern Mexico, the sophisticated habanera of Cuba, the rhythmic sounds of the ...
  12. alternative capitalization of Latin
  13. To dream of studying this language, denotes victory and distinction in your efforts to sustain your opinion on subjects of grave interest to the public welfare.
  14. The language spoken and written by the Romans
  15. (1) Afro-Cuban, Brazilian or other South American-derived. There are many special terms used in Latin music and I haven't tried to include them here. (2) Played with equal eighth notes as opposed to swung (see swing def. 2). Also 'straight-8'. The feel of bossa novas and sambas.
  16. As applied to dances, the term has two meanings. Latin dances is category of dances in International Style ballroom competitions. It is also called Latin American category. It includes Samba, Rumba, Cha-cha-cha, Paso Doble, Jive. ...
  17. the language of the Roman Empire that was later used by scientists to name things.
  18. Link – Whatever the age, add 3-4 years.  In honor of the many Latin players who have lied about their age and got caught (Alfonso Soriano) as well as the many players who sure look older than they claim (Renteria, Ortiz, Pujols).
  19. Is a dead language, not a group of people.
  20. a type of jazz featuring instruments and song styles from the Caribbean and South America, especially Brazil; Latin cannot really be placed in one time period as it has been played along with other types of jazz since the 1940s; famous Latin jazz musicians include drummer Tito Puente, ...
  21. language of choice for CSUA members, if you don't really have anything to say.
  22. General term given to music that originated from in countries of Latin descent. The style is characterised by a Bossa Nova rhythm.
  23. Catchall term used by jazz musicians denoting any straight-eighth groove that incorporates bossa and/or samba rhythms (or other Latin dance rhythms including Afro-Cuban, baion, beguine, calypso, cha-cha, conga, guaguanco, mambo, merengue, paso doble, rumba, salsa, and songo).
  24. Source of many learned, theological, and scientific words borrowed into ME. Sometimes scholars have difficulty in distinguishing a Latin etymon from an OF etymon because French developed from Latin
  25. and oblique gafelny Parusa marked the beginning of a new trend: instead of one uncomfortable to handle the sails put a few smaller, more convenient in the management of the ship.