Modern or contemporary, especially when mirroring some person or thing of the past: the book is built round the story of the Flood and a latter-day Noah
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- Yet, strangely, we know we aren't in the presence of a latter-day Puritan.
- It is the latter-day ghost of America's racist past that won't go away.
- One would seek to undercut or outmaneuver countervailing coalitions, a latter-day British grand strategy, so to speak.
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