a peninsula in northeastern North America surrounded by Hudson Bay, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Gulf of St. Lawrence, containing the Canadian provinces of Newfoundland and Quebec. 510,000 sq. mi. (1,320,900 sq. km).
the portion of Newfoundland in the eastern part of the peninsula. About 120,000 sq. mi. (310,800 sq. km).
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How to use Labrador in a sentence
“It’s an interesting case because you really have two defining principles of thinking that are in conflict with one another at this island,” says Ian Jones, a marine bird biologist at Memorial University in Newfoundland and Labrador.Sable Island’s famous wild horses are at the heart of a conservation controversy | Moira Donovan / Hakai Magazine | August 1, 2022 | Popular-Science
That said, both Labrador and Macomber have outraised Wasden, which is a favorable sign for their campaigns.Democracy Is On The Ballot In These 11 Secretary Of State And Attorney General Elections | Jean Yi (Jean.Yi@disney.com) | February 16, 2022 | FiveThirtyEight
In 2018, the Newfoundland and Labrador government published a plan that envisioned drilling “over 100 new exploration wells” and basins that would produce “over 650,000 barrels of oil per day” by 2030.Oil-eating bacteria can survive in frigid Canadian waters | Sara Kiley Watson | August 19, 2021 | Popular-Science
Evan and Pauline added a beautiful Labrador puppy to their family.
His father was a linguist who spent months away from home, working with the Inuit up on the mainland, in Labrador.
In response, Labrador called Simpson a “bully” and “an old-school legislator who went to Washington, D.C., to compromise.”
This week, Labrador pulled on that experience to explain why he is running a race few believe he can win.
On Friday afternoon, one Labrador aide told the Daily Beast that this time is different.
Raul Labrador has almost no experience in Congress and a mutinous habit.
“I was stunned when Eric Cantor lost his primary election,” Labrador said in a statement today.
He coasted Greenland and Labrador, and returned with 200 tons of glittering stones and sand, which he had mistaken for gold ore.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
A heavy gale on the coast of Labrador, when of a fleet of 30 vessels, 29 were driven on shore and lost.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Has been on a cod-fisher up to the Banks; also on a sealer off Labrador.
It is a high, bold promontory of the south main of Labrador.
We knew that it was to urge us to allow them to depart southward into Labrador.
British Dictionary definitions for Labrador
Also called: Labrador-Ungava a large peninsula of NE Canada, on the Atlantic, the Gulf of St Lawrence, Hudson Strait, and Hudson Bay: contains most of Quebec and the mainland part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador; geologically part of the Canadian Shield. Area: 1 619 000 sq km (625 000 sq miles)
Also called: Coast of Labrador a region of NE Canada, on the Atlantic and consisting of the mainland part of Newfoundland and Labrador province
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Cultural definitions for Labrador
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