Meaning of “la Niña” in the English Dictionary

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"la Niña" in British English

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la Niñanoun [ S ]

uk /lɑː ˈniːn.jə/ us /lɑː ˈniːn.jə/

the cooling of the water in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean that happens every few years and that affects the weather in many places

(Definition of “la Niña” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)