Definition: the distance of a place that is measured in degrees from south or north of the equator
Part of Speech: Noun
1. When an individual gives directions specifying the north and south locations of a place, he or she is describing a position in terms of latitude.
2. The two cities have a similar latitude because they are the same distance south of the equator.
3. As far as location, the island’s latitude is fifty degrees north of the equator.