Fiord, an alternative spelling for fjord, is defined as an inlet or a narrow body of seawater with high cliffs on the sides.(noun)
An example of a fiord is the Sognefjord of Norway.
See fiord in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Norw fjord < ON fjörthr, akin to OE ford, ford
See fiord in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Learn more about fiord