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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Labrador  \Lab`ra*dor"\,  n. 
  A  region  of  British  America  on  the  Atlantic  coast,  north  of 
  Newfoundland. 
 
  {Labrador  duck}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  sea  duck  ({Camtolaimus 
  Labradorius})  allied  to  the  eider  ducks.  It  was  formerly 
  common  on  the  coast  of  New  England,  but  is  now  supposed  to 
  be  extinct,  no  specimens  having  been  reported  since  1878. 
 
 
  {Labrador  feldspar}.  See  {Labradorite}. 
 
  {Labrador  tea}  (Bot.),  a  name  of  two  low  evergreen  shrubs  of 
  the  genus  {Ledum}  ({L.  palustre}  and  {L.  latifolium}), 
  found  in  Northern  Europe  and  America.  They  are  used  as  tea 
  in  British  America,  and  in  Scandinavia  as  a  substitute  for 
  hops. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Labrador 
  n  :  part  of  the  province  of  Newfoundland  in  the  eastern  part  of 
  the  large  Labrador-Ungava  peninsula  in  northeastern 
  Canada  [syn:  {Labrador}] 




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