There are 2 main definitions of Newfoundland in English:

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Newfoundland 1

Pronunciation: /ˌnjuːfəndˈland/ /ˈnjuːfən(d)lənd/
/ˈnjuːfən(d)land/ /njuːˈfaʊndlənd/
A large island off the east coast of Canada, at the mouth of the St Lawrence River. In 1949 it was united with Labrador (as Newfoundland and Labrador) to form a province of Canada.
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There are 2 main definitions of Newfoundland in English:

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Newfoundland 2

Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːf(ə)n(d)lənd/
/njuːˈfaʊndlənd/
(also Newfoundland dog)

noun

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A dog of a very large breed with a thick coarse coat.
Example sentences
  • While there are no official numbers on how many Newfoundlands are certified in water search-and-recovery, Gundersen estimates there are less than 50 throughout the United States.
  • Swimming pools used Newfoundlands as lifeguards.
  • This has been the case with three of the Newfoundlands I've adopted, who've been wonderful, healthy pets.
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