- Fiord, an alternative spelling for fjord, is defined as an inlet or a narrow body of seawater with high cliffs on the sides.
An example of a fiord is the Sognefjord of Norway.
A fiord in Norway.
fiord definition by Webster's New World
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a narrow inlet or arm of the sea bordered by steep cliffs, esp. in Norway
Origin: Norwegian fjord ; from Old Norse fjörthr, akin to Old English ford, ford
fiord definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Variant of fjord.