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Latin

noun [U] uk   /ˈlæt.ɪn/ us    /ˈlæt̬-/
the language used by ancient Romans and as the language of educated people in many European countries in the pastLanguage names

Latin

adjective uk   /ˈlæt.ɪn/ us    /ˈlæt̬-/
written in Latin: a Latin poemLanguage names relating to (people or things in) countries that use a language that developed from Latin, such as French or Spanish: his Latin good looksContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
(Definition of Latin from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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