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El Niño

  

      n     (Meteorol)   a warming of the eastern tropical Pacific occurring every few years, which disrupts the weather pattern of the region  
     (from Spanish: The Child, i.e. Christ, referring to its original occurrence at Christmas time)  
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ninon, Ningbo, Ningpo, nid-nod

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