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clīvus or clīvos ī, m

CLI-, a declivity, slope, ascent, hill, eminence: Clivos deorsum vorsum est, T.: adversus clivum, up-hill, Cs.: erigere in primos agmen clivōs, the foot-hills, L.: Viribus uteris per clivōs, H.: arduus in valles clivus, descent, O.: Capitolinus, the higher road to the Capitol, part of Sacra Via, C., Cs.; called Sacer, H. — Prov.: clivo sudamus in imo, we are but beginning, O.A slope, pitch: mensae, O.

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