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Definition of La Niña noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

La Niña

 noun
noun
NAmE//lɑ ˈninyə//
 
[uncountable]
 
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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 Learner's Dictionary entry: La Niña