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Labrador Mainland part of Newfoundland province, e Canada, bordered w and s by Québec, and e by the Atlantic Ocean. John Cabot visited the coast in 1498. It passed to Britain under the Treaty of Paris (1736). In 1949, Labrador became part of Canada. It is mountainous with an indented coastline. The inland granite plateau is forested, with many lakes and rivers. Industries: timber, fishing, iron ore mining, hydroelectric power. Area: 292,220sq km (112,830sq mi).

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Lab·ra·dor (also Labrador retriever) • n. a retriever of a breed that predominantly has a black or yellow coat, widely used as a gun dog or as a guide for a blind person.

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