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Newfoundland1

Syllabification: New·found·land
Pronunciation: /ˈn(y)o͞ofən(d)lənd
 
, ˈn(y)o͞ofən(d)ˌland
 
, ˌn(y)o͞oˈfoun(d)lənd
 
/
A large island off the eastern coast of Canada, at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River. It was united with Labrador (as Newfoundland and Labrador) in 1949 to form a province of Canada.

Derivatives

Newfoundlander

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noun
Example sentences
  • Carrey says he chose to play it that way because ‘There's a whole group of people who have not been recognized and that's Newfoundlanders… they're such interesting characters.’
  • Many Canadians and Newfoundlanders served with us on the rescue tugs and we are looking forward to meeting old shipmates.
  • The provincially appointed commission assessed how Newfoundlanders view their place in Canada, and suggested ways Canada can improve relations with its easternmost province.

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Syllabification: New·found·land
Pronunciation: /ˌn(y)o͞oˈfoun(d)lənd
 
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(in full Newfoundland dog)

noun

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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