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Meaning of fjord

fjord

Pronunciation: (fyôrd, fyōrd Norw. fyōr, fy&oobrever), [key]
— n.
  1. a long, narrow arm of the sea bordered by steep cliffs: usually formed by glacial erosion.
  2. (in Scandinavia) a bay.
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