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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fjord  \Fjord\  (fy[^o]rd),  n. 
  See  {Fiord}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fiord  \Fiord\  (fy?rd;  i  or  y  consonant,  [sect]  272),  n.  [Dan.  & 
  Norw.  fiord.  See  {Frith}.] 
  A  narrow  inlet  of  the  sea,  penetrating  between  high  banks  or 
  rocks,  as  on  the  coasts  of  Norway  and  Alaska.  [Written  also 
  {fjord}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fjord 
  n  :  a  long  narrow  inlet  of  the  sea  between  steep  cliffs;  common 
  in  Norway  [syn:  {fiord}] 




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