1535–45; < Latin clīma; see climate

climb, clime (see synonym study at climb). Unabridged
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clime (klaɪm)
poetic a region or its climate
[C16: from Late Latin clima; see climate]

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Word Origin & History

1542, chiefly poetic (see climate).
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Example sentences
The monotonous nature of the unending sunny clime has driven many people away from it.
Our tongue is known in every clime, our flag on every sea.
Let them cherish it too, for the sake of those, who from every clime are daily seeking a dwelling in our land.
The kidney adaptation you mention also fits arid clime animals.
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