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New·found·land

Newfoundland

 
pronunciation:
nu fnd lnd [or] nu fnd laend [or] nyu fnd laend
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part of speech: noun
definition: an eastern province of Canada, including the island of Newfoundland in the Atlantic Ocean. The full name of the province is Newfoundland & Labrador. Its capital is St. John's.
derivation: Newfoundlander (n.)
Word History
Italian explorer John Cabot named the island of Newfoundland "new founde isle" in 1497. By 1502, English maps showed the area as "New found launde."