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Definition of "latrine" []

  • A communal toilet of a type often used in a camp or barracks. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "latrine" in a sentence
  • "The latrine is within the barbed wire at a little distance from the quarters with two seats and a urinal (Pit-type)."
  • "This drawing of a latrine is painted on a wall next to the main square in San Martin Tilcajete, Oaxaca."
  • ""We need a reliable supply of drinking water, mattresses and bedding, as well as kitchen utensils," says Zeenat, adding that "a latrine is a priority.""