less common spelling of fjord

: a narrow inlet of the sea between cliffs or steep slopes
the fjords of Norway

Examples of fiord in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Inside the park, travelers can explore the 421-meter Doubtful Sound, New Zealand's deepest fiord, which is home to bottlenose dolphins, fur seals, and penguins, according to Tourism New Zealand. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 9 Feb. 2022

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“Fiord.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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variant of fjord

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