fiord

Part of speech: noun

A long and narrow arm of the sea, with high rocky banks.

Part of speech: noun

Same as FIORD.

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Usage examples "fiord":

  1. Yaspard jumped into the boat, hauled up the sail, shoved off, and was soon speeding across the mile of water, which was the broadest bit of that winding picturesque fiord. - "Viking Boys", Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby.
  2. The most famous fiord is Milford Sound, where is the great Bowen Fall. - "Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life", Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey.
  3. She was then with child, and on a little islet in the Rand's fiord, where she was hiding, she bore her son Olaf Tryggvesson. - "The Story of Norway", Hjalmar H. Boyesen.