Pronunciation: (nOO'fun-lund, -land", -fund-, nyOO'-; nOO-found'lund, nyOO-), [key]
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 sq. km). Cap.: St. John's.
3. one of a breed of large, powerful dogs having a dense, oily, usually black coat, raised originally in Newfoundland.
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