Meaning of “fjord” in the English Dictionary


"fjord" in English

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fjordnoun [ C ]

also fiord uk /fjɔːd/ us /fjɔːrd/

Examples from literature

  • And in a few moments they vanished in a cloud of dust, whirling away beside the calm waters of the fjord. 
  • He had just returned from a summer's yachting through the Norway fjords, brown and bursting with life. 
  • Near his home there is a steep cliff, about fifty feet high, projecting into the fjord. 
  • This fjord has its outlet in Barkley Sound on the west side of the island. 
  • Yes, it was the cruiser, making the inspection in these western fjords. 

(Definition of “fjord” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)