Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Latina

play
noun La·ti·na \lə-ˈtē-nə\

Definition of Latina

  1. 1 :  a woman or girl who is a native or inhabitant of Latin America

  2. 2 :  a woman or girl of Latin-American origin living in the United States

Latina adjective


Origin of latina

American Spanish, feminine of latino Latino


First Known Use: 1983


Latina

play
geographical name La·ti·na \lä-ˈtē-nä\

Definition of Latina

  1. commune cen Italy pop 115,019




LATINA Defined for Kids

Latina

play
noun La·ti·na \lə-ˈtē-nə\

Definition of Latina

  1. :  a woman or girl born or living in Latin America or of Latin-American origin living in the United States




Learn More about latina


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Latina? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 6, 2016

an official order, decree, or edict

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

pince-nez kittly-benders duvet spindrift
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ