|Origin:||climat, from Late Latin clima, from Greek klima 'angle, latitude, climate', from klinein 'to lean'; because the weather depends on the angle of the sun to the earth|
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the typical weather conditions in a particular area:
Los Angeles' warm, dry climate
climate change (=a permanent change in weather conditions)
an area with particular weather conditions:
These flowers will not grow in cold climates.