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fjord / fēˈôrd; fyôrd/ (also fiord) • n. a long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between high cliffs, as in Norway and Iceland, typically formed by submergence of a glaciated valley.

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fjord (fiord) Narrow, steep-sided inlet on a sea coast. They were formed by glaciers moving towards the sea, and were flooded when the ice melted and sea levels rose.

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fjord See fiord.

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fjord See FIORD.