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Newfie

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Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːfi
 
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Definition of Newfie in English:

noun (plural Newfies)

Canadian informal
A person from Newfoundland: Ontarians, along with Newfies and folks from the Northwest Territories
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  • Jokes about Newfies gave way to jokes by Newfies, revealing a sense of humour so sharp that This Hour Has 22 Minutes is recognized as the official opposition.
  • Those Newfies really know sophistication, don't they?
  • The Newfies say they want to control their own fish.

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