"latitude" in the noun sense
the angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself
freedom from normal restraints in conduct
"the new freedom in movies and novels"
"allowed his children considerable latitude in how they spent their money"
3. latitude, line of latitude, parallel of latitude, parallel
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
scope for freedom of e.g. action or thought freedom from restriction
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