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A member of a Baltic people constituting the main population of Latvia.
[German Lette, from Latvian Latvi.]
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(Peoples) another name for a Latvian
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Lat•vi•an(ˈlæt vi ən, ˈlɑt-)
1. a member of the Baltic-speaking people of Latvia.
2. the Baltic language of Latvia.adj.
3. of or pertaining to Latvia, its inhabitants, or the language Latvian.
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