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  • n. Plural form of latitude.


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  • They all have a limited life and require frequent maintenance to continue to hold the fuel “in”, especially in latitudes where the ground freezes.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Gentlemen’s Club.

  • According to the research from the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, planting forests at certain latitudes could make the Earth warmer.

    They made him into axblades/To cut that Douglas fir

  • I thought all them "changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes" wuz sposed to calm folks down as they hit the lower numbers.

    Will anyone tell me

  • There flourishes in Southern latitudes a minute creature called _Dermatophilus penetrans_, or the jigger, which can inflict great pain on barefooted people by housing itself under their toe-nails.

    Abraham Lincoln

  • I should not know where to find one now, and if I did, probably our ideas would differ on every subject, as I have wandered in latitudes beyond the prescribed sphere of women.

    Eighty Years and More: Reminiscences 1815-1897

  • They argued: The summer in these high latitudes is short; we must make the most of it.

    On the Indian Trail Stories of Missionary Work among Cree and Salteaux Indians

  • The owl is usually looked upon as a night-bird, and in Southern latitudes it is rarely seen by day; but the owls of the Northern regions differ from their congeners in this respect.

    The Young Voyageurs Boy Hunters in the North

  • On the one hand, he argued that the Americans of his day read a great deal more than the English, and were thus much more influenced by the spelling of words, and on the other hand he pointed out that “our flora shows that the climate of even our Northern States belongs … to a more Southern type than that of England, ” and that “in Southern latitudes … articulation is generally much more distinct than in Northern regions.

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  • Lifting my eyes I recalled the latitudes of her white belly, now concealed beneath her skirt, and blouse and jacket; I saw the loveliness of her breasts swelling within the blouse and jacket.

    Fighting Slave Of Gor

  • At first Jensen tried to persuade them to remain in the same latitudes, which is not to be wondered at, seeing the harvest he had secured; but they would not listen to this, and at last he was compelled to direct his ship towards some other quarter.

    Adventures of Louis de Rougemont


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