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Nina

[ nee-nuh, nahy- ]
/ ˈni nə, ˈnaɪ- /
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noun

a female given name, Russian form of Anna.

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Definition for Nina (2 of 3)

niña
[ nee-nyah ]
/ ˈni nyɑ /

noun, plural ni·ñas [nee-nyahs]. /ˈni nyɑs/. Spanish.

girl; child.

Definition for Nina (3 of 3)

Niña
[ neen-yuh, nee-nuh; Spanish nee-nyah ]
/ ˈnin yə, ˈni nə; Spanish ˈni nyɑ /

noun

one of the three ships under the command of Columbus when he made his first voyage of discovery to America in 1492.
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British Dictionary definitions for Nina

Niña
/ (ˈniːnə, Spanish ˈniɲa) /

noun

the Niña one of the three ships commanded by Columbus in 1492
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