Webster 1913 Edition
Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman;
Of, pertaining to, or composed in, the language used by the Romans or Latins;
Latincomposition or idiom.
the Western or Roman Catholic Church, as distinct from the Greek or Eastern Church.–
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a designation sometimes loosely given to certain nations, esp. the French, Spanish, and Italians, who speak languages principally derived from Latin.
an association of states, originally comprising France, Belgium, Switzerland, and Italy, which, in 1865, entered into a monetary agreement, providing for an identity in the weight and fineness of the gold and silver coins of those countries, and for the amounts of each kind of coinage by each. Greece, Servia, Roumania, and Spain subsequently joined the Union.
A native or inhabitant of Latium; a Roman.
The language of the ancient Romans.
An exercise in schools, consisting in turning English into Latin.
A member of the Roman Catholic Church.
barbarous Latin; a jargon in imitation of Latin;–
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terms used indifferently to designate the latest stages of the Latin language; low Latin (and, perhaps, late Latin also), including the barbarous coinages from the French, German, and other languages into a Latin form made after the Latin had become a dead language for the people.–
that kind of late, or low, Latin, used in statutes and legal instruments; – often barbarous.
To write or speak in Latin; to turn or render into Latin.
Webster 1828 Edition
Latin church, the western church; the christian church in Italy, France, Spain and other countries where the Latin language was introduced, as distinct from the Greek or eastern church.
1.The language of the ancient Romans.
2.An exercise in schools, consisting in turning English into Latin.