The Collaborative International Dictionary
Lata \La"ta\, Latah \La"tah\, n. [Malay.] A convulsive tic or hysteric neurosis prevalent among Malays, similar to or identical with miryachit and jumping disease, the person affected performing various involuntary actions and making rapid inarticulate ejaculations in imitation of the actions and words of another person.
n. A convulsive tic or hysteric neurosis among Malays, similar or identical to miryachit and jumping Frenchmen of Maine syndrome.
Lata ( Hindi: लता) is a Hindu/ Sanskrit Indian female given name, which means "creeper" and "vine". Lata may refer to:
Lata ( IAST: Lāṭa) was a historical region of India, located in the present-day Gujarat state.
Usage examples of "lata".
Hoc intermisso spatio duas fossas quindecim pedes latas, eadem altitudine perduxit, quarum interiorem campestribus ac demissis locis aqua ex flumine derivata complevit.
Halfway up the tunnel, Lata pulled the ventilation fan back so that they could drag the corves through.
Qua via lata patet, qua pronior area lucri, Certaque condendi fulget spes aurea nummi: Nec rapis ad leges, male custoditaque gentis Jura, nec insulsis damnas clamoribus aures.
Balbus, he walked down the Via Lata to the Hill of the Bankers, entered the city through the Fontinalis Gate, and came down to the Forum with the Lautumiae prison on his right hand and the Basilica Porcia to his left.
Accompanied only by Balbus, he walked down the Via Lata to the Hill of the Bankers, entered the city through the Fontinalis Gate, and came down to the Forum with the Lautumiae prison on his right hand and the Basilica Porcia to his left.
Campus Martius on its way to the Mulvian Bridge, and the Via Recta bisected it at right angles to the Via Lata.
They got her to try the hypno load on a Lata volunteer, and, much to her surprise, the stuff that had failed on the cyclopses worked on the Lata.
Hec est quedam condemnatio corporalis et sententia condemnationis corporalis lata, data et in hiis scriptis sententialiter pronumptiata et promulgata.
I can even tell you which portion was written by Dhruva, and which by Lata, from that alone.
The Lata stopped, suddenly not sure that she hadn't given away too much.
I was Lata Mangeshkar the playback singer and Bubu the clown at the circus behind Civil Lines….
First I recced the Caf‚ Leoni on the Corso della Repubblica, just off Piazza Cairoli, where a meeting was scheduled with Eric, and then found the Bar Venezia on Via Lata where I was to meet APOCALYPSE.
Lata Mangeshkar was singing a waily love‑song as 'Just like me, don'tyouthink,' Zohra went on.
Lunch was whatever he could find, in the hour when Khefti slepta handful of wild lettuce, latas roots grubbed out of the riverbank and eaten raw, wild onions so strong they made the eyes water.