clivus cli·vus (klī'vəs)
n. pl. cli·vi (-vī')
A downward-sloping surface.
After he had passed the clivus Delphini, he ascended the Appian aqueduct on steps prepared purposely.
Sabina, once the clivus Publicius (available for carriages), turns up the hill.
The remains of the tufa wall exist on the left of the clivus, in front of the Temple of Saturn.
The sun had risen high in the heavens, and crowds of people flowed in, as usual, through the clivus Argentarius to the Forum.