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Newfoundland

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noun New·found·land \ˈnü-fən(d)-lənd, ˈnyü-, -ˌland; n(y)ü-ˈfau̇nd-lənd\

Definition of Newfoundland

  1. :  any of a breed of very large heavy highly intelligent black, black-and-white, brown, or gray dogs having a thick coat and probably developed in Newfoundland



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Origin and Etymology of newfoundland

Newfoundland, Canada


First Known Use: 1773


Newfoundland

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geographical name New·found·land \ˈnü-fən(d)-lənd, ˈnyü-, -ˌland; ˌnü-fən(d)-ˈland, ˌnyü-\

Definition of Newfoundland

  1. island Canada in the Atlantic E of Gulf of St. Lawrence area 43,359 square miles (112,300 square kilometers)

Newfoundlander

play \-lən-dər, -ˌlan-; -ˈlan-dər\ noun


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