of a later or following period: latter-day pioneers.
of the present period or time; modern: the latter-day problems of our society.
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How to use latter-day in a sentence
White evangelicals and latter-day Saints are uniformly in the GOP camp.Even Conservative Evangelical Support Couldn’t Save Immigration Reform | Jacob Lupfer | July 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Think of a latter-day Americanized version of Downton Abbey—where everyone knows his or her place, and our betters look best.‘Downton Abbey’ Democrats May Cost their Party the Senate | Lloyd Green | March 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Every decent liberal should defend his right to speak against the latter-day totalitarians who denied it yesterday.Brown University’s Campus Liberals vs. Free Speech | Peter Beinart | October 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
An influential young pro-Kremlin politician is trying to get the latter-day Saints banned from the country.
This is an inexplicable case of lame and latter-day rather than rapid response.
The latter day was known to the more intimate set of encyclopedists as the jour du synagogue.Baron d'Holbach | Max Pearson Cushing
The news of the victory was despatched to London with a rapidity prophetic of the feats performed by latter-day correspondents.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year | Edwin Emerson
The character of Philippe d'Orlans belongs to a type with which readers of latter-day fiction are very familiar.Court Beauties of Old Whitehall | W. R. H. Trowbridge
I stood by the railings of the green for two hours watching the latter-day Plymouth champions at their play.Adventures and Enthusiasms | E. V. Lucas
I was talking with one of our latter-day new young men about various questions, as they call them.Smoke | Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich
British Dictionary definitions for latter-day
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