Definition of fjord noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fjord

 noun
(also fiord)noun
BrE BrE//ˈfjɔːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfjɔːrd//
 
Coastlines and the sea
 
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a long narrow strip of sea between high cliffs, especially in Norway See related entries: Coastlines and the sea Word Origin late 17th cent.: Norwegian, from Old Norse fjǫrthr. Compare with firth.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fjord