lat·​te | \ˈlä-(ˌ)tā \

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Soon, Starbucks, a small chain of stores based in Washington State that focused on selling whole coffee beans, would brew its first latte. New York Times, "How the Kiwi Changed New York’s Food Scene," 16 Apr. 2018 Enjoy an iced vanilla latte while making a note to return for live music that night. Travel Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Two days to explore Oconomowoc," 10 June 2018 The world is not wanting for venti vanilla iced lattes. Nestor Ramos,, "Weep not for Starbucks. But in the North End, what comes next?," 12 July 2018 The 47-year-old writer is expounding on the ugly truth of the human condition over pizza and two sources of caffeine—soda and a latte—at Gemma in the Bowery Hotel. Jessica M. Goldstein, Marie Claire, "Gillian Flynn, Killer Queen," 8 July 2018 Now a Cavs floor seat will get you a double latte at Starbucks. Scott Ostler,, "L.A. rolls out red carpet for LeBron and son," 1 July 2018 To mark the occasion, people can enjoy $2 mochas and lattes at local Einstein Bros. Bagels locations for a limited time. Ann Zaniewski, Detroit Free Press, "Caribou Coffee opening inside metro Detroit Einstein Bros. Bagels shops," 29 June 2018 Young workers milled around with laptops and lattes, talking about weekend plans. Alana Semuels, The Atlantic, "I Delivered Packages for Amazon and It Was a Nightmare," 25 June 2018 Everyone has a general idea of what life in Los Angeles looks like — the Hollywood sign, long hikes, matcha lattes at Urth Caffé. Shannon Barbour, The Cut, "Apiece Apart’s New Perfume Is for California Dreaming," 5 June 2018

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1989, in the meaning defined above

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