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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Newfoundland \New"found*land`\ (?, often ?), prop. n. 1. An island on the coast of British North America, famed for the fishing grounds in its vicinity. [1913 Webster] 2. A Newfoundland dog. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Newfoundland dog (Zool.), a breed of large dogs, with shaggy hair, which originated in Newfoundland, noted for intelligence, docility, and swimming powers. [1913 Webster]