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Definition of "clime" [clime]

  • Climate: in search of warmer climes. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "clime" in a sentence
  • "The Farmers' Almanac forecasts what it calls "clime and punishment.""
  • "Our clime is a furnace, and her children are flame, at least, strange sir, some of them are a self-consuming flame."
  • "In pursuance of the first plan, he proposed to put a "clime" upon the king's leg, rightly judging that that would mortify him to the last and perfect degree; and as soon as the clime should operate, he meant to get Canty's help, and force the king to expose his leg in the highway and beg for alms."