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Sample sentences for the GRE study word latitude

latitude can be used as a noun

1.Within me latitude widens, longitude lengthens. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.of five degrees of latitude by five degrees of longitud. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
3.Other places were scattered about the Equator, and in every sort of latitude all over the two hemispheres. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
4.In a few cases, to be sure, the name of a place would be added, as "Offe Caraccas," or a mere entry of latitude and longitude, as "o ' ", o ' ".. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
5.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. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
6.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. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
7.At one time the greatest whaling people in the world, the Dutch and Germans are now among the least but here and there at very wide intervals of latitude and longitude, you still occasionally meet with their flag in the Pacific. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
8.But Hester Prynne, with a mind of native courage and activity, and for so long a period not merely estranged, but outlawed from society, had habituated herself to such latitude of speculation as was altogether foreign to the clergyman. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
9."I'll tell you what I've heard myself," continued Captain Smollett "that you have a map of an island, that there's crosses on the map to show where treasure is, and that the island lies--" And then he named the latitude and longitude exactly. - from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
10.In lower latitudes in warmer air in the Carolinas the large blac. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

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