What does the word fiord mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
  2. The most famous fiord is Milford Sound, where is the great Bowen Fall. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by 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 by Hjalmar H. Boyesen