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[lat-i-tood-n-l, -tyood-]
  1. of or relating to latitude.
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Origin of latitudinal

1535–45; < Latin lātitūdin- (stem of lātitūdō) latitude + -al1
Related formslat·i·tu·di·nal·ly, adverbin·ter·lat·i·tu·di·nal, adjective
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Examples from the Web for latitudinal

Historical Examples

  • The Wilson snipe migrates here to but little extent, and these migrations are altitudinal rather than latitudinal.

    Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast

    Harry Thom Payne

  • If it does not mean a latitudinal line, what does it mean, which carries any certainty with it?

  • This appears from the frequent meridional and latitudinal diversities and contrasts, to which allusion has been made.

    The Philosophy of the Weather

    Thomas Belden Butler

  • There is no record of a latitudinal and longitudinal reading between these points.

    Terre Napoleon

    Ernest Scott

  • The latitudinal and longitudinal beams were to be preserved, and this was not an easy thing to manage.