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Definition 1: any dialect of the language of ancient Rome - [noun denoting communication]

(latin is a kind of ...) a branch of the Indo-European languages of which Latin is the chief representative

(... is a kind of latin ) Latin since the Renaissance; used for scientific nomenclature

(... is a kind of latin ) the group of languages derived from Latin

(... is a kind of latin ) the form of Latin written between the 3rd and 8th centuries

(... is a kind of latin ) any dialect of Latin other than classical Latin

(... is a kind of latin ) the language of educated people in ancient Rome

"Latin is a language as dead as dead can be. It killed the ancient Romans--and now it's killing me"

(... is a kind of latin ) the oldest recorded Latin (dating back at early as the 6th century B.C.)

(latin is the domain which ... is member of) from the beginning

(latin is the domain which ... is member of) before noon

"let's meet at 11 A.M."

(latin is the domain which ... is member of) (Latin) year

"per annum"

(latin is the domain which ... is member of) (Latin) nil; nothing (as used by a sheriff after an unsuccessful effort to serve a writ)

"nihil habet"

(latin is the domain which ... is member of) things done

(latin is the domain which ... is member of) a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)

(latin is the domain which ... is member of) between noon and midnight

"let's meet at 8 P.M."

Definition 2: a person who is a member of those peoples whose languages derived from Latin - [noun denoting person]

(latin is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

Definition 3: an inhabitant of ancient Latium - [noun denoting person]

(latin is a kind of ...) a person who inhabits a particular place

Definition 4: of or relating to the ancient Latins or the Latin language - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where latin or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Latin verb conjugations

Definition 5: of or relating to the ancient region of Latium - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where latin or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Latin towns

Definition 6: relating to languages derived from Latin - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where latin or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Romance languages

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Definition 7: relating to people or countries speaking Romance languages - [adjective denoting pert]

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  • Latin America

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