clime

[ klahym ]
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noun

Origin of clime

1
First recorded in 1535–45; from Latin clīma; see climate

Words that may be confused with clime

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How to use clime in a sentence

  • Drink to me only with thine eyes Through cloudless climes and starry skies!My native land, good night!

  • To escape an ecclesiastical tyranny at home, they were willing to venture themselves in new climes.

    The Indian in his Wigwam | Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • You travel not, yet the wonders of earth's various climes are around and about you.

    Ernest Linwood | Caroline Lee Hentz
  • In these times only those civilians who have urgent business in foreign climes venture to go abroad.

    The Glory of The Coming | Irvin S. Cobb
  • Reverence for the true, the beautiful, and the good has characterized physicians in all times and climes.

British Dictionary definitions for clime

clime

/ (klaɪm) /


noun
  1. poetic a region or its climate

Origin of clime

1
C16: from Late Latin clima; see climate

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