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 for Newfoundland
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Newfoundland \New"found*land`\ (?, often ?), prop. n.
     1. An island on the coast of British North America, famed for
        the fishing grounds in its vicinity.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A Newfoundland dog. --Tennyson.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Newfoundland dog (Zool.), a breed of large dogs, with
        shaggy hair, which originated in Newfoundland, noted for
        intelligence, docility, and swimming powers.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Newfoundland
      n 1: a breed of very large heavy dogs with a thick coarse
           usually black coat; highly intelligent dogs and vigorous
           swimmers; developed in Newfoundland [syn: Newfoundland,
           Newfoundland dog]
      2: an island in the north Atlantic

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