Definition of La Niña noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


La Niña

BrE BrE//lɑː ˈniːnjə//
; NAmE NAmE//lɑː ˈniːnjə//
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the cooling of the water in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean that happens every few years and that affects the weather in many parts of the world compare El Niño
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: La Niña