Latin in a sentence

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Definition of Latin

  • Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as, the Latin language.
  • Of, pertaining to, or composed in, the language used by the Romans or Latins; as, a Latin grammar; a Latin composition or idiom.
  • A native or inhabitant of Latium; a Roman.
  • The language of the ancient Romans.
  • A member of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • any dialect of the language of ancient Rome
  • a person who is a member of those peoples whose languages derived from Latin
  • an inhabitant of ancient Latium
  • of or relating to the ancient Latins or the Latin language
  • of or relating to the ancient region of Latium
  • relating to languages derived from Latin
  • relating to people or countries speaking Romance languages

How to use latin in a sentence. Latin pronunciation.

Nancy had no Latin, but guessed an interpretation from the last word.
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He even describes Jonson's description of his "little Latin and less Greek" as a sneer, whereas it occurs in an unmistakably sincere eulogy of Shakespear, written after his death, and is clearly meant to heighten the impression of Shakespear's prodigious natural endowments by pointing out that they were not due to scholastic acquirements.
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After dinner Sir W. Batten and I, the Doctor, and Ned Pickering by coach to the Yard, and there on board the Swallow in the dock hear our navy chaplain preach a sad sermon, full of nonsense and false Latin; but prayed for the Right Honourable the principal officers.
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Hang-hog' is Latin for bacon, I warrant you.
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He worked hard, for his work interested him, especially the Latin language; but what interested him far more than his aptitude for learning whatever he made up his mind to learn was the discovery of a religious vocation in himself.
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Father Peter's personality did not detain them long, and feeling somewhat ashamed of their inability to talk naturally, without thinking of what they were to say next, Father O'Grady ventured to doubt if Horace would approve of Landor's Latin and of the works written in comparatively modern times.
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And when Father O'Grady had contributed a great deal of unnecessary information, he questioned Father O'Grady about his parish, and gained much information regarding the difficulties that a Catholic priest met with in London, till religion became as wearisome as the Latin language.
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The Mass was a mere Latin formula, and the vestments and the chalice, the Host itself, a sort of fetishism-that is to say, a symbolism from which life had departed, shells retaining hardly a murmur of the ancient ecstasy.
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On receipt of the invitation from the Trustees, seventy-eight persons decided to go to Georgia, and left Augsburg on the 21st of October, reaching Rotterdam the 27th of November, where they were joined by two ministers, Rev. Mr. Bolzius, deputy superintendent of the Latin Orphan School at Halle, and Rev. Mr. Gronau, a tutor in the same, who were to accompany them to their new home.
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Nitschmann found a good deal of difficulty on account of the language, for he could not speak Latin, as Spangenberg had done, and knew no English, so that all of his conversations with Oglethorpe had to be carried on through an interpreter; nevertheless a number of important points were fully discussed.
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Oglethorpe liked the idea, and, after due consideration, suggested that some one in Herrnhut who spoke French or Latin, preferably the latter, should be named as Count Zinzendorf's Agent, to handle funds for the English school, and to accompany later companies of Georgia colonists as far as London, his expenses to be paid by the Trustees.
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There he was most kindly received, preached in Latin once or twice each day, and had many private conversations with inquirers.
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My chum, Sandy, says, "Remember from the Latin _Medi-terra_," but that's harder than the spelling.
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Sandy can read Latin as quick as lightning, and knows _horse_ in eight languages, not counting pigeon English.
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But though palaces and amphitheatres be gone, the gardens outside still bloom on as when Potitianus his friends wandered through them, perpetual as Nature's self; and perpetual as Nature, too, endures whatever is good and true of that afternoon's work, and of that finding of the legend of St. Antony in the monk's cabin, which fixed the destiny of the great genius of the Latin Church.
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He is honoured as a saint alike by the Latin and by the Greek Churches.
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For the first century or two after the invasion of the barbarians, the names of the hermits and saints are almost exclusively Latin.
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As time goes on, German names appear, and at last entirely supersede the Latin ones; showing that the conquering race had learned from the conquered to become hermits and monks like them.
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The conquered race (though probably of very mixed blood), who called themselves Romans, because they spoke Latin and lived under the Roman law, were orthodox Catholics; and the miseries of religious persecution were too often added to the usual miseries of invasion.
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The forests were cleared, the slopes planted; a manufacture of box-wood articles-chairs among the rest-was begun; and within the next fifty years the Abbey of Condat, or St. Claude, as it was afterwards called, had become, not merely an agricultural colony, or even merely a minster for the perpetual worship of God, but the first school of that part of Gaul; in which the works of Greek as well as Latin orators were taught, not only to the young monks, but to young laymen likewise.
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Examples of Latin

Example #1
Through the little court, with its leafy plane-trees and white-worn cobble-stones, she walked with bent head, hearing the roar of Holborn through the front archway, and breathing more freely when she gained the quiet garden at the back of the Inn.
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In the wooden staircase she stopped timidly, but at the exit her eyes turned to an inscription above, which she had just glanced at when arriving: _Surrexit e flammis_, and a date.
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Now there is a sense in which it is true enough that Shakespear was too little esteemed by his own generation, or, for the matter of that, by any subsequent generation.
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This Side Idolatry There is another matter which I think Mr Harris should ponder.
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Thence took Ned Pickering to dinner with us, and the two Marshes, father and Son, dined with us, and very merry.
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And here I spoke and saluted Mrs. Pierce, but being in haste could not learn of her where her lodgings are, which vexes me.