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[luh-tahy-nuh s, -tee-]
noun Roman Legend.
  1. the father of Lavinia and king of Latium at the time of the arrival of Aeneas.
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Examples from the Web for latinus

Historical Examples

  • The name of the queen, her mother, the wife of Latinus, was Amata.

    Romulus, Makers of History

    Jacob Abbott

  • Latinus found it extremely difficult to withstand this torrent.

  • They declared that they had not landed on Latinus's shore with any hostile intent.

  • Our author shows us another sort of kingship in the person of Latinus.

  • I will not that Æneas should have the daughter of Latinus to wife, or dwell in the land of Italy.

    Stories from Virgil

    Alfred J. Church