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New·found·land 1

 (no͞o′fən-lənd, -lănd′, -fənd-, nyo͞o′-)
An island of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, in the Atlantic Ocean east of the Labrador Peninsula.

New′found·land·er n.

New·found·land 2

 (no͞o′fən-lənd, nyo͞o′-)
A dog of a large, strong breed developed in Newfoundland to aid fishermen, having a thick, usually black coat.
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(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Newfoundland
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(ˈnu fən lən dər, -ˌlæn-, -fənd-, ˈnyu-)

a native or inhabitant of Newfoundland.
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[ˈnjuːfəndləndəʳ] Nhabitante mf de Terranova
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nNeufundländer(in) m(f)
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Bank law strictly forbids more than one hook on one line when the dories are on the Virgin or the Eastern Shoals; but so close lay the boats that even single hooks snarled, and Harvey found himself in hot argument with a gentle, hairy Newfoundlander on one side and a howling Portuguese on the other.
The origins of the word has been linked to Americans, who are believed to have coined it in the 1930s or 40s to imply that Newfoundlanders are unintelligent and lazy, said James Baker, a Newfoundlander and postdoctoral fellow who has delved into the history of the word.
In recognition of the place that battle holds in the culture of Newfoundland and Labrador, and marking its 100th anniversary, Opera on the Avalon has commissioned a new work by composer John Estacio and librettist Robert Chafe, a Newfoundlander himself Ours doesn't try to recount the Beaumont-Hamel battle itself, but is built around the story of the regiments Catholic chaplain, Thomas Nangle (the role to be created by baritone Brett Polegato).
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Newfie is a Canadian term for a person who is culturally a Newfoundlander. It isn't always used in a complimentary way, as Newfies are considered not only geographically on the fringe but on the fringe in many other ways as well.
In Michael Crummey's novel, Sweetland, a Newfoundlander named Queenie offers some literary criticism.
She wonders whether or not "Newfoundlander" should be seen as an ethnicity.
Who was the first Newfoundlander to be awarded the Victoria Cross?
While Newfoundlanders, particularly those who came in the first wave of migration, are viewed by many other migrants as "insiders" (i.e., you cannot get a job in Fort McMurray if you are not from or do not know a Newfoundlander), a number of factors have left these people vulnerable and unsettled in specific ways.
I set out to learn about Newfoundland firsthand and write about my experience without pretending to be a born-and-bred Newfoundlander. At first I sensed that local people didn't get much from my vision of the place-it was an outsider's perspective, foreign, lacking in the nostalgia, the warmth, the familiar accent, the pains, angers and pleasures, the many emotional triggers embedded in the shared local culture and sought by many readers.
As a space for Newfoundlanders to eat, drink, and socialize any time of day, the McMurray Newfoundlander's Club is part of a displaced Newfoundland narrative.
To become a proper Newfoundlander I had to be 'Screeched In'.

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