from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In classical myth., the Roman name of the Greek goddess Leto, mother by Jupiter of Apollo and Diana. See Leto.
  • n. In zoöl.:
  • n. A genus of mollusks.
  • n. A genus of cladocerous crustaceans of the family Sididæ.
  • n. A genus of rove-beetles or Staphylinidæ having the anterior tarsi dilated. There are two species, both from the United States of Colombia.
  • n. A genus of spiders.

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  • n. wife or mistress of Zeus and mother of Apollo and Artemis in ancient mythology; called Latona in Roman mythology


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  • O Artemis, thou symbolical daughter of Jupiter and Latona, that is of light and darkness!

    All Around the Moon

  • The Latona was a fine thirty-eight gun frigate, with eighteen-pounders; the Belle Poule and Tartar were excellent of their class.

    Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I

  • The crew of His Majesty's frigate 'Latona' cheer two buglers of marines!

    The Young Buglers

  • Captain Merivale, of the "Latona," also reported it, and

    The Young Buglers

  • How could the general know that we came from the 'Latona'; as he evidently did, and by the way these officers have looked back twice, I can't help thinking that he is talking about us. "

    The Young Buglers

  • Examples are the streets one block or two blocks west of Eastlake instead of riding on busy Eastlake; the Woodland avenue broad quiet st. instead of stone way (good conector to Woodland park and greenlake); the street a block off 35th; and taking Latona all the way from about 65th down to the university bridge. and yes you have to create though routes for bikers.

    We Need People Who Ride Bikes, Not Cyclists « PubliCola

  • The chant pilgrimage at the National Shrine concluded with a Votive Mass of the Blessed Virgin Mary, extraordinary form, with Gregorian ordinary and propers, including organ by David Lang and the Shrine choir directed by Peter Latona singing Palestrina and Byrd.

    Chant Pilgrimage report

  • TooFab has the email that 'Shape' editor Valerie Latona sent out to disappointed readers:

    'Shape' Editor: LeAnn Rimes Cover Was 'A Terrible Mistake'

  • UPDATE: Latona tells USA Today that her comments were taken out of context and she does not regret putting LeAnn on the cover:

    'Shape' Editor: LeAnn Rimes Cover Was 'A Terrible Mistake'

  • 'Shape' editor-in chief Valerie Latona wrote in an email to upset readers that putting "husband stealer" LeAnn on the over was a "terrible mistake."

    LeAnn Rimes RESPONDS To 'Shape' Apology


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