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  • adjective Resembling a fjord or some aspect of one.


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fjord +‎ -like


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  • We are cruising on the western side, along the Antarctic peninsula, and enter the narrow, fjordlike Lemair channel past 65 degrees south latitude, joining maybe .0003 per cent of people who Captain Leif tells us have ventured this far.

    Lea Lane: Solo to Antarctica: Bottom of the World! (Part 3) 2008

  • The fjordlike inlet would easily have accommodated a large cargo boat, but it was deserted save for their comparatively tiny craft.

    The Howling Stones Foster, Alan Dean, 1946- 1997

  • From its top it commanded sweeping views of the outpost of Brass Monkey, the modest Tran community which had grown up around it, and the fjordlike ice harbor beyond.

    The Deluge Drivers Foster, Alan Dean, 1946- 1987

  • On islands from Shaw to Decatur, pastoral hills give way to broody forests and scrappy escarpments that overlook fjordlike inlets.

    NYT > Global Home By THE NEW YORK TIMES 2011

  • Porteau Cove Provincial Park, just off the highway, gives views of the shimmering waters and fjordlike Howe Sound where, say Squamish myths, the fearsome two-headed serpent Say-noth-ka roamed.

    The Seattle Times 2011

  • Delivering freight and ferrying locals, the Uchuck also carries sightseers along the fjordlike Nootka Sound on day trips (roughly $75 per person) and out into the open Pacific on overnight adventure tours (about $465 for one person, $695 for two).

    News - 2011

  • The topography is defined by rugged mountains, cut through by hundreds of fjordlike sounds.

    NYT > Home Page By CHRIS SANTELLA 2010

  • "People who don't even know we exist or that our wines are great are going to have this opportunity to discover us, and our whole industry will grow," Osborn said at his vineyard perched above fjordlike Seneca Lake in central New York. Home RSS feed 2009


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