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Word: clime

Definition: climate


Sentences Containing 'clime'

He must be an astronomer, so as to know by the stars how many hours of the night have passed, and what clime and quarter of the world he is in.
So this bright coin came from a country planted in the middle of the world, and beneath the great equator, and named after it; and it had been cast midway up the Andes, in the unwaning clime that knows no autumn.
The climatic area of the mountains and forest parts is characterised by a typical forest clime, that is associated with heavy rainfalls ( per year), and summers that are very short and cold, and winters that are cold and with a lot of snow.
You are going out, Micawber, to this distant clime, to strengthen, not to weaken, the connexion between yourself and Albion.'

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