Clime



[klahym] /klaɪm/

noun
1.
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/klaɪm/
noun
1.
(poetic) a region or its climate
n.

1540s, shortening of climate (or a nativization of Latin clima). It might usefully take up the old, abandoned “horizontal region of the earth” sense of climate, but it is used chiefly by the poets and with no evident agreement on just what they mean by it.

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