Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: newfoundland
IPA transcription: [n'ufəndlənd]
Pronunciations of newfoundland
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Newfoundland, Newfoundland_dog
    Meaning: a breed of very large heavy dogs with a thick coarse usually black coat; highly intelligent dogs and vigorous swimmers; developed in Newfoundland
Usage examples
  • It was a creature of a dark color, something like a large Newfoundland dog.
  • For instance, a Newfoundland dog was quietly eating his mess of broth and broken scraps.
  • To be equal to such prey, the hound must have a Bulldog's courage, a Newfoundland's strength in water, a Pointer's nose, a Retriever's sagacity, the stamina of the Foxhound, the patience of a Beagle, the intelligence of a Collie.
  • To accomplish this, to make of the scattered settlements a united and independent people, to safeguard their future by such measures as the establishment of a Seamen's Institute at St. John's, Newfoundland, and the insurance of communication with the outside world, and to raise, by personal solicitation, the money needed for these enterprises, requires an unusual personality.
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