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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 climes
  • So far, he hasn't unearthed any dinosaurs that appear to have lived only in frosty climes.
  • The biggest critics are usually the people who grew up in snowy climes.
  • In humid climes you have the possibility of mold if there isn't some dehumidification.
  • Yet it's in cooler climes that this plant's beloved product, chocolate, has a voracious following.
  • Some animals migrate to warmer climes for the winter and others burrow deep underground to sleep until spring.
  • Instead, they migrate to warmer climes, only to return in the spring.
  • Reserve early for these popular ice hotels that provide heart-warming comforts in frigid climes.
  • They spend the winter in more sheltered climes and survive by feeding on lichens.
  • Reserve early for these popular ice hotels that provide heartwarming comforts in frigid climes.
  • But while sharing a global distribution, the pygmies prefer warmer climes of tropical and subtropical waters.
British Dictionary definitions for climes

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 climes
clime
1542, chiefly poetic (see climate).
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