There are 2 definitions of Labrador in English:

Labrador1

Syllabification: Lab·ra·dor
Pronunciation: /ˈlabrəˌdôr
 
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  • A coastal region of eastern Canada that forms the mainland part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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There are 2 definitions of Labrador in English:

Labrador2

Syllabification: Lab·ra·dor
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈlabrəˌdôr/
(also Labrador retriever)

noun

  • A retriever of a breed that predominantly has a black or yellow coat, widely used as a gun dog or as a guide for a blind person.
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    • The Labrador is bred primarily as a working gun dog; structure and soundness are of great importance.
    • The early Labrador dog did not originate in Labrador Canada, but descended from former dogs of Newfoundland, left there years before, by European fishermen and settlers.
    • The research team is looking for adult Labrador dogs less than two years old that are showing early signs of elbow osteoarthritis.

Origin

early 20th century: named after the Labrador Peninsula, where the breed was developed. The name Labrador dog had been applied in the 19th century to a much larger breed, similar to the Newfoundland.

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