She likes to use "grand words" like latitude and longitude; her biggest fear is to appear "ignorant."
Or the party might allow an insider some latitude to edge back toward the political center.
The license covers half the area of the Golan from the latitude of Katzrin in the north to Tzemach in the south.
The longitude between Queens and the Kremlin gave Channel One some latitude.
The good news is that the “mostly guilty” verdict means that the judge has latitude in considering a sentence.
By meridian altitude of sun, camp is in latitude 33 degrees 90 minutes 49 seconds South.
Having reached the latitude of the group, the course was changed to west.
New Orleans boasts a semi-tropical climate, being situated in latitude 29° 58´ north.
On the 11th of September they reached the latitude of St. Domingo.
We will now take up a practical case of securing your latitude by this method.
late 14c., "breadth," from Old French latitude (13c.) and directly from Latin latitudo "breadth, width, extent, size," from latus "wide," from PIE root *stele- "to spread" (cf. Old Church Slavonic steljo "to spread out," Armenian lain "broad"). Geographical sense also is from late 14c., literally "breadth" of a map of the known world. Figurative sense of "allowable degree of variation" is early 15c. Related: Latitudinal.