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fiord

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nature, Geology, Geography
fiordfi‧ord /ˈfiːɔːd, fjɔːd $ fiːˈɔːrd, fjɔːrd/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DNanother spelling of fjord
Examples from the Corpus
fiordBut the ship stood almost stationary, in calm water just inside the mouth of a fiord.We had crossed over to Mykines early in the day, sailing down the long fiord from the village of Sørvágur.After one night in Bergen, participants take a cruise along the Sognefjord, the deepest and longest fiord in the world.The smaller ships can also get closer to shore and enter some fiords that are too small for the larger liners.We weighed anchor next morning and sailed down the fiord on a calm sea.Jenny let Adam descend from altitude towards the fiord, down to two hundred feet above the frozen water.Instead, he discovered the archipelago of Svalbard, whose fiords were teeming with whales and walrus.
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