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  • n. An invasion of warm water into the surface of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Peru and Ecuador every four to seven years that causes changes in local and regional climate, associated with a positive anomaly.

Etymologies

Spanish, meaning “The Little Boy,” referring to the Christ child, as the phenomenon is observed around Christmas time (Wiktionary)

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