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[noo-fuh n-luh n-der, -lan-, -fuh nd-, nyoo-]
  1. a native or inhabitant of Newfoundland.
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Origin of Newfoundlander

First recorded in 1605–15; Newfoundland + -er1
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Examples from the Web for newfoundlander

Historical Examples of newfoundlander

  • That was obvious; and it was just as obvious that the Newfoundlander could not stay aboard.

    Billy Topsail & Company

    Norman Duncan

  • I will show you the pig of a Newfoundlander who half killed a gendarme.

  • Will he not tell the pig of a Newfoundlander that he shall have no breakfast?

  • No Newfoundlander would adventure on the ice without a gaff.

  • The Newfoundlander, whether white man or Indian, is not charged the $50.

British Dictionary definitions for newfoundlander


  1. a native or inhabitant of Newfoundland
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