Pronunciation: (lab'ru-dôr"), [key]
1. a peninsula in NE North America surrounded by Hudson Bay, the Atlantic, and the Gulf of St. Lawrence, containing the Canadian provinces of Newfoundland and Quebec. 510,000 sq. mi. (1,320,900 sq. km).
2. the portion of Newfoundland in the E part of the peninsula. 12,012; ab. 120,000 sq. mi. (310,800 sq. km).
3. (sometimes l.c.) See Labrador retriever.
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