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An Indo-European language originally spoken only in the region immediately surrounding the city of Rome, later throughout the Roman Empire, and as a result of the Roman legacy, by the Catholic and academic world in the Middle Ages and afterwards.
The language of the ancient Romans, other Latins and of the Roman Catholic church, especially Classical Latin.