noun /ˈnjuːˌfaʊnd.lənd,ˈnjuː.fn̩d.ln̩d/
a) A large island off the coast of eastern Canada, which, along with Labrador, has composed the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador since 1949.
b) Former name of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, 1949–2001.
See Also: Newfie

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