Definition of clime noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//klaɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//klaɪm//
[usually plural] (literary or humorous)
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a country with a particular kind of climate I'm heading for sunnier climes next month. Word Originlate Middle English: from late Latin clima ‘zone’,climat-, from Greek klima ‘slope, zone’, from klinein ‘to slope’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: clime