Meaning of “El Niño” in the English Dictionary


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El Niñonoun [ C ]

us /elˈnin·joʊ/

earth science a period during which a warm water current develops in the Pacific Ocean near South America and causes changes to the weather in many parts of the world

(Definition of “El Niño” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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