|1.||[ noun ] (geometry) the angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself|
|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"
|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|