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clime

[klahym] /klaɪm/
noun
1.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; < Latin clīma; see climate
Can be confused
climb, clime (see synonym study at climb)
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Examples for clime
  • The monotonous nature of the unending sunny clime has driven many people away from it.
  • The kidney adaptation you mention also fits arid clime animals.
  • Our tongue is known in every clime, our flag on every sea.
  • Let them go and seek their happiness in whatever country or clime it pleases them.
  • Let them cherish it too, for the sake of those, who from every clime are daily seeking a dwelling in our land.
British Dictionary definitions for clime

clime

/klaɪm/
noun
1.
(poetic) a region or its climate
Word Origin
C16: from Late Latin clima; see climate
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Word Origin and History for clime
clime
1542, chiefly poetic (see climate).
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