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Newfoundland

1585, from newfound + 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.

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Definitions of Newfoundland

Newfoundland (n.)
a breed of very large heavy dogs with a thick coarse usually black coat; highly intelligent dogs and vigorous swimmers; developed in Newfoundland;
Synonyms: Newfoundland dog
Newfoundland (n.)
an island in the north Atlantic;
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