Definition of clime in English:

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clime

Pronunciation: /klīm/

noun

(usually climes) chiefly literary
A region considered with reference to its climate: the Continent and its sunnier climes
More example sentences
  • They immediately headed south to the continent's sunnier climes.
  • Winter is a wonderful time for birdwatching, thanks to the surge of shivering Greenlanders who flock to our more temperate climes.
  • It is a veritable tribute to the two communities that thrive in the warm and balmy climes of the island nation.

Origin

Late Middle English: from late Latin clima 'zone' (see climate).

Words that rhyme with clime

begrime, Chaim, chime, climb, crime, dime, grime, half-time, I'm, lime, mime, mistime, part-time, prime, rhyme, rime, slime, sublime, sub-prime, thyme, time

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Syllabification: clime

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