Newfoundland and Labrador

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Abbr. NL
A province of eastern Canada including the island of Newfoundland and nearby islands and the mainland area of Labrador with its adjacent islands. It was admitted as a province in 1949. England claimed Newfoundland in 1583, although the claims were disputed by France until the Treaty of Paris (1763). The province of Quebec continued to claim Labrador until 1927. St. John's is the capital and the largest city.

Newfoundland and Labrador

n
(Placename) a province of E Canada, consisting of the island of Newfoundland and the Coast of Labrador: usually known as Newfoundland until its official long form was adopted as the main name in 2001. Capital: St John's. Pop: 514 536 (2011 est). Area: 404 519 sq km (156 185 sq miles). Abbreviation: NL
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Noun1.Newfoundland and Labrador - a Canadian province on the island of Newfoundland and on the mainland along the coast of the Labrador Sea; became Canada's 10th province in 1949
Labrador - the mainland part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador in the eastern part of the large Labrador-Ungava Peninsula in northeastern Canada
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
Saint John's, St. John's - a port and provincial capital of Newfoundland
Translations
Neufundland und Labrador
Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador
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