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clime

Poetic a region or its climate
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Perfect beauty is a strong expression; but I do not retrace or qualify it: as sweet features as ever the temperate clime of Albion moulded; as pure hues of rose and lily as ever her humid gales and vapoury skies generated and screened, justified, in this instance, the term.
We can imagine with what feelings of awe and admiration he must have contemplated the Wind River Sierra, or bed of mountains; that great fountainhead from whose springs, and lakes, and melted snows some of those mighty rivers take their rise, which wander over hundreds of miles of varied country and clime, and find their way to the opposite waves of the Atlantic and the Pacific.
She thought of her husband in some vague warm clime on the other side of the globe, while she was here in the cold.
The participants in it, instead of freighting an ungainly steam ferry--boat with youth and beauty and pies and doughnuts, and paddling up some obscure creek to disembark upon a grassy lawn and wear themselves out with a long summer day's laborious frolicking under the impression that it was fun, were to sail away in a great steamship with flags flying and cannon pealing, and take a royal holiday beyond the broad ocean in many a strange clime and in many a land renowned in history!
He it was whom Tarzan had left in charge of the warriors who remained to guard Lady Greystoke, nor could a braver or more loyal guardian have been found in any clime or upon any soil.
"In some foreign clime there be opportunities abundant for such as thee.
Environmental cleanup experts often contend that organisms living in warm soil and water degrade chemicals faster than microbes that reside in cold climes. After all, microorganisms become less active when their surroundings get cooler.
And Ken Yeang's dramatic and sculptural high-rise block (p26) attempts to adapt a building type evolved in temperate climes to the rigours of the tropics.
The BBC is making a new series about Britons who live abroad and is looking for people who are willing to relocate to foreign climes. The programme-makers will help with the arrangements, including finding a job and, if children are involved, sorting out new schools.
The outlook is bright for the couple, who were today flying out to the even sunnier climes of Bali for their honeymoon.
More and more are choosing adventurous trips to far-flung climes, say travel giants First Choice.
As a rule, warmer climes have more uniform temperatures than cooler ones do: The mercury doesn't rise and fall as much at the equator as it does at higher latitudes.