latin

Part of speech: noun

A member of the Roman Catholic Church.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to ancient Rome, its language or people, or to nations derived from the ancient Romans.

Part of speech: noun

The language of ancient Rome.

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Usage examples "latin":

  1. So much the greater, then, was the joy when the news ran round Europe that a library, formed in the best age of Latin literature, was discovered at Herculaneum. - "Naples Past and Present", Arthur H. Norway.
  2. So now the Latin Quarter had begun, and in no time at all it was going strong. - "Ma Pettengill", Harry Leon Wilson.
  3. The Latin language was pagan, but now it is Christian too. - "The Agony of the Church (1917)", Nikolaj Velimirovic.