Definitions for "Newfoundland"
Keywords:  breed, dog, rescue, lund, loyal
A Newfoundland dog.
breed of very large heavy usually black dogs developed in Newfoundland; highly intelligent and vigorous swimmers
(NEW fund lund) A breed of dog that Captain Lewis purchased before he left on the expedition. Lewis' dog may have looked slightly different from today's Newfoundlands as the breed has changed in appearance somewhat over the years. Today's Newfoundlands have shaggy black fur and may weigh as much as 120 pounds when full-grown. One thing that has not changed is their love of water and their natural inclination to rescue people in danger of drowning.
Keywords:  atlantic, island, coast, cabot, 'njuw
An island on the coast of British North America, famed for the fishing grounds in its vicinity.
an island in the north Atlantic
Newfoundland — IPA: ['njuw fÉ™n 'lænd] (stress on final syllable; for mispronunciations, see )— (, ) is a large island off the east coast of North America, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Newfoundland is often referred to as "The Middle of the North Atlantic", but it is actually more than 1000 km away from it. The island of Newfoundland (originally called Terra Nova) was most likely first named by the Italian John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) in 1497.