climate (n.) Old form(s): Clymate
region, country [without reference to climatic conditions]
JC I.iii.32[Casca to Cicero, of weird happenings] they are portentous things / Unto the climate that they point upon
R2 IV.i.130[Bishop of Carlisle to all, of Bolingbroke becoming king] That in a Christian climate souls refined / Should show so heinous, black, obscene a deed!
WT II.iii.178[Leontes to Antigonus, of taking the baby far away] leave it ... to its own protection / And favour of the climate
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