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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lat·ter a.
 1. Later; more recent; coming or happening after something else; -- opposed to former; as, the former and latter rain.
 2. Of two things, the one mentioned second.
    The difference between reason and revelation, and in what sense the latter is superior.   --I. Watts.
 3. Recent; modern.
    Hath not navigation discovered in these latter ages, whole nations at the bay of Soldania?   --Locke.
 4. Last; latest; final. [R.] “My latter gasp.”
 Latter harvest, the last part of the harvest.
 Latter spring, the last part of the spring of the year.  --Shak.