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 prob. developed in Newfoundland

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Origin and Etymology of newfoundland

Newfoundland, Canada


First Known Use: circa 1585


Newfoundland

geographical name New·found·land \¦n(y)ü-fən(d)-¦land, chiefly by outsiders ˈn(y)ü-fən(d)-lənd\

Definition of Newfoundland

  1. island of Canada in the Atlantic Ocean east of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence; part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador area 43,359 square miles (112,300 square kilometers)

Newfoundlander

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

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