noun, plural ni·ñas [nee-nyahs] /ˈni nyɑs/. Spanish.
Origin of La Niña
Examples from the Web for nina
Contemporary Examples of nina
You can see that with Nina, definitely, in the first few episodes.Eliza Coupe Finds Her ‘Happy Ending’ With ‘Benched’
October 28, 2014
In some cases, such as those of Dallas nurses Nina Pham and Amber Vinson, the body figures out how to fight back.Blood Is Ebola’s Weapon and Weakness
October 26, 2014
“Like Nina Pham, she is a heroic person—a person who has dedicated her life to helping others,” he told a press conference.Ebola Nurses Are As Brave As Soldiers
October 17, 2014
Get a Piece of Houdini Before He Disappears By Nina Strochlic A death-defying magical box.The Best of the Beast, Aug 25-31: High Schools, Houdini and Hip-Hop Jihadists
The Daily Beast
August 30, 2014
In 2003 Nina Clarkin, a British player, became the first woman to play on a team that won the Veuve Cliquot Gold Cup.Breaking Polo's Grass Ceiling
August 20, 2014
Historical Examples of nina
Nina's eyes flashed angrily, as though such jesting was an offence.
Listen to that sigh of poor Nina's and you'll understand what it is to be dreary!'
Nina had been a great success in society, and she reaped the full benefit of it.
Indeed, not alone with him, but with all of us—even Nina did not escape.'
Have you lived long enough amongst us, Nina, to know that we all hate the law?
Word Origin for La Niña
fem. proper name; in a Russian context it is a shortening of Annina, diminutive of Greek Anna. In a Spanish context, Niña "child, infant," a nursery word.