LATITUDE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LATITUDE
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latitude
 n.  freedom from normal restraints; angular distance north or south of the earth's equator
Classic Sentence:
1  No possible endeavor then could enable her commander to make the great passage southwards, double Cape Horn, and then running down sixty degrees of latitude arrive in the equatorial Pacific in time to cruise there.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
2  It is only when a leaky vessel is in some very out of the way part of those waters, some really landless latitude, that her captain begins to feel a little anxious.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
3  It was hard upon high noon; and Ahab, seated in the bows of his high-hoisted boat, was about taking his wonted daily observation of the sun to determine his latitude.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 118. The Quadrant.
4  At length the desired observation was taken; and with his pencil upon his ivory leg, Ahab soon calculated what his latitude must be at that precise instant.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 118. The Quadrant.
5  He did not want them to die of love; but with sense and temper which ought to have made him judge and feel better, he allowed himself great latitude on such points.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
6  Beyond the irregular carpet of grass was a row of white palings, which marked the verge of the heath in this latitude.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 1 Tidings of the Comer
7  Other places were scattered about the Equator, and in every sort of latitude all over the two hemispheres.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
8  He was a long, earnest man, and though born on an icy coast, seemed well adapted to endure hot latitudes, his flesh being hard as twice-baked biscuit.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
9  He is found in almost all latitudes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
10  That was sudden, now; but squalls come sudden in hot latitudes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 127. The Deck.
Example Sentence:
1  Ah, no, a certain latitude is permissible in these matters, you understand.
2  Any of the imaginary lines representing degrees of latitude that encircle the earth parallel to the plane of the equator.
3  As we advanced to the northward from Botany Bay, the land gradually increased in height, so that in this latitude it may be called a hilly country.
4  This method allows very little latitude for error.
5  He noted the latitude and longitude, then made a mark on the admiralty chart.
6  At these latitudes the sun does not rise at all on winter days.
7  Nothing makes the earth seem to spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.