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noun 
  1. (geography) The angular distance north or south from the equator, measured along the meridian of that particular point.
  2. (geography) An imaginary line (in fact a circle) around the Earth running parallel to the equator.
  3. The relative freedom from restrictions.
  4. (astronomy) The angular distance of a heavenly body from the ecliptic.
  5. (photography) The extent to which a light-sensitive material can be over- or underexposed and still achieve an acceptable result.
    • Wikipedia article on (w, exposure latitude)
      1. extent, Extent or scope; e.g. breadth, width or amplitude.
Etymology: latitude, latitudo, from latus broad, wide, for older stlatus


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