1. [ noun ] (geometry) the angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself
Related terms: angular_distance
2. [ noun ] freedom from normal restraints in conduct

: "the new freedom in movies and novels" "allowed his children considerable latitude in how they spent their money"

Related terms: liberty
3. [ noun ] (geography) an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
Synonyms: parallel parallel_of_latitude line_of_latitude
Related terms: line horse_latitude tropic polar_circle
4. [ noun ] scope for freedom of e.g. action or thought; freedom from restriction
Related terms: scope
Similar spelling:   latitudinal