- 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 of Labradorprobably from Portuguese lavrador, landholder, for 15th-c. Portuguese explorer João Fernandes, a landholder in the Azores: the name was first applied to Greenland
- Lab′ra·dor′e·an Lab′ra·dor′i·an
- A Labrador retriever.