What is the difference between labrador and newfoundland?

labrador | newfoundland |


Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • The mainland portion of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, in Eastern Canada.
  • (chiefly, historical) The geographical region including Labrador in sense 1, as well as neighbouring regions of what is now the province of Quebec.
  • An abbreviated form of the dog breed name Labrador retriever.
  • Derived terms

    * Labradorian * Labrador duck * Labrador feldspar * Labrador tea * Newfoundland and Labrador * Lab , (abbreviation)

    See also

    * Newfoundland and Labrador




    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A large island off the coast of eastern Canada, which, along with Labrador, has composed the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador since 1949.
  • (informal) The Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Synonyms

    * the Rock

    Derived terms

    * Newfoundlander * Newfoundland speed bump * (province) Nfld , (abbreviation)


    (en noun)
  • A Newfoundland dog, a very large breed of working dog from Newfoundland, with a shaggy, usually black coat, known for its water rescue ability, strength, and gentle disposition.
  • Synonyms

    * Newf