lae tih tud
1. the angular distance between the equator and a point north or south on the earth’s surface, as measured in degrees.
example: New York City and Madrid are located at the same latitude above the equator.
2. the geographic region located at a particular latitude.
example: These creatures are rarely seen at this latitude.
3. breadth or scope, as of freedom of action or opinion.
example: The principal gives the teachers great latitude in disciplining their students.