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synonyms for fiord

  • anchorage
  • arm
  • basin
  • bayou
  • bight
  • cove
  • estuary
  • firth
  • gulf
  • harbor
  • inlet
  • lagoon
  • loch
  • mouth
  • narrows
  • sound
  • strait
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How to use fiord in a sentence

Nowhere do these terrific forces appear more formidably conjoined than in the surprising strait known as the Lyse-Fiord.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
In the Lyse-Fiord, the sea is almost always tranquil; the sky above is serene; the place terrible.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Then Brouk at that word so wrathful grew, The keys he into the salt fiord threw.
THE SONG OF DEIRDRA, KING BYRGE AND HIS BROTHERSANONYMOUS
The author has seen a whale in precisely similar circumstances in a Norwegian fiord.
THE NORSEMEN IN THE WESTR.M. BALLANTYNE
We were taken prisoners two years ago by vikings from Norway, when visiting our father in a village near the Forth fiord.
THE NORSEMEN IN THE WESTR.M. BALLANTYNE
There are only thirty or forty more miles to go, and then we shall enter the Voranger Fiord.
CONDEMNED AS A NIHILISTGEORGE ALFRED HENTY
The curtain rises on a rocky Norwegian fiord where a sailing-vessel has found shelter from a storm that is raging on the open sea.
RICHARD WAGNERJOHN F. RUNCIMAN
But I will throw myself into the fiord some day, and go to sea.
KARL KRINKEN, HIS CHRISTMAS STOCKINGSUSAN WARNER
You only seem to be in your element when you are on the borders of the fiord or on the open sea.
THE WAIF OF THE "CYNTHIA"ANDR LAURIE AND JULES VERNE
The scene resembles a Norwegian fiord, translated into tropical terms of climate and vegetation.
THROUGH THE MALAY ARCHIPELAGOEMILY RICHINGS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FIORD

  • anchorage
  • arm
  • basin
  • bayou
  • bight
  • cove
  • estuary
  • fiord
  • firth
  • gulf
  • harbor
  • inlet
  • lagoon
  • loch
  • mouth
  • narrows
  • sound
  • strait
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.