Definition of latitude:
- Distance north or south of the equator, measured on a meridian.
- Extent from side to side, or distance sidewise from a given point or line; breadth; width.
- Extent or breadth of signification, application, etc.; extent of deviation from a standard, as truth, style, etc.
- Extent; size; amplitude; scope.
- Room; space; freedom from confinement or restraint; hence, looseness; laxity; independence.
- The angular distance of a heavenly body from the ecliptic.
space, the Arctic, wiggle room, analogue, autonomy, enfranchisement, analog, range, Central America, degree, room, free will, run, independence, Atlantic Rim, margin, equatorial, play, the Antarctic, the Antarctic Circle, restraint, place, Australasia, elbowroom, freedom, measure, leeway, the Caribbean, emancipation, the Celtic fringe, biome, free hand, parallel of latitude, longitude, longitudinal, the international date line, meridian, the equator, line of latitude, license, Asia-Pacific, parallel, authorization, the date line, the Arctic Circle, autarky, scope, climate, extent, release.
mildness (part of speech: noun)
The territory thus enclosed formed a compact and healthy district: it was free from extremes of temperature arising from height or latitude, and the relative character and fertility of its soil depended on the absence or presence of rivers.- "History Of Egypt, Chaldĉa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12)", G. Maspero.
Hypothesis and inference play a considerable part in arriving at any conclusion as to the source of cementing materials,- with the result that there is often wide latitude for difference of opinion and of emphasis on the relative importance of the different sources of ore minerals.- "The Economic Aspect of Geology", C. K. Leith.
- "Norwegian Life", Ethlyn T. Clough.