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1948, L. E. Elliott-Binns, ''The Beginnings of Western Christendom'', page 257
- Africa was the natural leader because there the number of Christians who were of Roman origin and Latin speech was probably far greater than in so cosmopolitan a city as Rome.
1968, Mladen Bošnjak, ''A Study of Slavic Incunabula'', page 62
- The Serbo-Croatian incunabula printed in Latin letters are indubitably the products of a very modest establishment.
2000, T. M. Charles-Edwards, ''Early Christian Ireland'', page 176
- The earliest Latin culture of Ireland was heavily indebted to that of Britain(..)
1913, Oscar Browning, ''A General History of the World'', page 151
- From the Campagna and the Latin hills, the flame of rebellion spread to Antium and Terracina, and to the most remote allies of the Romans, the cities of the Campanian plains.
2002, Dean Foster, ''The Global Etiquette Guide to Mexico and Latin America'', page 11
- Therefore, although Portugal is a Latin culture, the significant African influence in Brazil creates a culture that cannot be defined simply as Latin; consequently, Brazilians prefer to define themselves as South American(..)
2008, Michael Miller, ''The Complete Idiot's Guide to Music History'', page 254
- As such, today's Latin music is a synthesis of European, African, and the few indigenous elements that remain.
Catholic; of or pertaining to the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church.
1901, John Hackett, ''A History of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus'', page 117
- The Latin bishop now took the Greek bishop by the hand and conducted him to his throne(..)
1799, Edward Dubois, ''A Piece of Family Biography'', Vol. II, p. 20:
- Supper being over, the lawyer took his leave, and the doctor began to ſound the learned clerk reſpecting his proficiency in the languages. "As to languages," replied the ſchoolmafter, "I was once a vaſt pretty ſcholar indeed, but ''want of exercise'' has made me main ſlack(mdas)I can't get over my ground as I to|uſed to do. Then as to ''the t'other'' dead fellow, I could never it at all, that's flat. And, Lord you|bleſs you! my Latin is of no more uſe to me here than(mdas)than(mdas)" Here he ſtuck for want of a ſimile; when Mr. Le Dupe helped him out by ſaying, "that it is to a young man at college, where it is conſidered a pedantic inſult, and an unpardonable bore, to utter a Latin ſentence."
2003, Natalie Harwood, ''The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Latin'', 2nd edition, page 13
- When the Christian Church rose in stature in the Dark Ages, its adoption of Latin as the official language assured its eternal life.
2010, Elizabeth Heimbach, ''A Roman Map Workbook'', page 134
- Like Copernicus and Galileo, Johannes Kepler was a renowned astronomer who wrote in Latin.
The Latin alphabet or writing system.
The nonsense placeholder text (often based on real Latin) used in greeking.
1833, Philipp Buttmann (translated by Edward Robinson), ''A Greek grammar for the use of high schools and universities'', page 23
- This appears incontestably from the manner in which the Latins wrote Greek words and names(..)
A person from one of the modern European countries (including Italy, Spain etc.) whose language is descended from Latin.
1933, K. Chesterton|Gilbert Keith Chesterton, '' 'All I Survey': a book of essays'', page 148
- No; the test of the contrast between modern Latins and modern Teutons is exactly like the test of the contrast between modern Latins and ancient Latins.
1982, (w), ''Constance'', Faber & Faber 2004 (''Avignon Quintet''), page 760:
- Latins are always conspicuously dangerous when they are serving an unpopular cause for money.
A person from America.
1922, William Edmund Aughinbaugh, ''Advertising for trade in Latin-America'', page 150
- In the use of patent medicine the average Latin resembles the American of fifty years ago, who generally had a bottle of some concoction on which he depended whenever he felt out of sorts.
A person adhering to Catholic practice.
1853, William Palmer, ''Dissertations on Subjects Relating to the "Orthodox" or "Eastern-Catholic" Communion'', page 118
- The modern Latins have been in the habit of blaming the Greek and other Eastern Liturgies for not consecrating by the recital of OUR SAVIOUR'S words of Institution(..)
Latin (person native to ancient Rome or its Empire, descended from the ancient Romans or speaking a Romance language)