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Definition of Latin noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable] the language of ancient Rome and the official language of its empire
  2. 2[countable] a person from countries where languages that have developed from Latin, such as Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, or French, are spoken
  3. 3[uncountable] music of a kind that came originally from Latin America, typically with strong dance rhythms
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Latin