Newfoundland NOUN a dog of a very large breed with a thick coarse coat.
ORIGIN named after Newfoundland in Canada.

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  • Newfoundland — • Located in Canada Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Newfoundland     Newfoundland     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Newfoundland — New found*land (?, often ?), prop. n. 1. An island on the coast of British North America, famed for the fishing grounds in its vicinity. [1913 Webster] 2. A Newfoundland dog. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] {Newfoundland dog} (Zo[ o]l.), a breed of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Newfoundland —   [ njuːfəndlənd, auch njuː faʊndlənd], deutsch Neufụndland, Provinz im Osten Kanadas, 404 212 km2, (1999) 541 000 Einwohner, fast ausschließlich britischer Abstammung. Hauptstadt und größte Stadt ist Saint John s. Die Provinz besteht aus der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Newfoundland — → Terranova. Saint John s Newfoundland → San Juan de Terranova …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Newfoundland — Newfoundland1 [no͞o′fənd lənd, no͞o′fəndland΄; nyo͞o′fənd lənd, nyo͞o′fənd land΄; no͞o found′lənd, no͞o found′land΄; nyo͞o found′lənd, nyo͞ofound′land΄] n. [after NEWFOUNDLAND2] any of a breed of large, muscular dog with a long, straight, often… …   English World dictionary

  • Newfoundland — (spr. njūfaundländ), s. Neufundland …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Newfoundland — er en ø på 110.000 kvadratkilometer …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Newfoundland — 1585, from NEWFOUND (Cf. newfound) + LAND (Cf. land) (n.). In reference to a type of dog, from 1773. Related: Newfoundlander. Colloquial shortening Newfie for the inhabitants or the place is recorded from 1942 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Newfoundland — /nooh feuhn leuhnd, land , feuhnd , nyooh ; nooh fownd leuhnd, nyooh /, n. 1. a large island in E Canada. 42,734 sq. mi. (110,680 sq. km). 2. a province in E Canada, composed of Newfoundland island and Labrador. 557,725; 155,364 sq. mi. (402,390… …   Universalium

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