labrador definition by Webster's New World
- region along the Atlantic coast of NE Canada, constituting the mainland part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador: 112,826 sq mi (292,218 sq km)
- large peninsula between the Atlantic & Hudson Bay, containing Quebec & Labrador (the region)
Origin: probably ; from Portuguese lavrador, landholder, for 15th-c. Portuguese explorer João Fernandes, a landholder in the Azores: the name was first applied to Greenland
labrador definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Labˌra·dorˈe·an, Labˌra·dorˈi·an adjective & n.
labrador - Cultural Definition
Variant of Labrador