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fjeld

[fyeld; Norwegian fyel] /fyɛld; Norwegian fyɛl/
noun
1.
a rocky, barren plateau of the Scandinavian peninsula.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < Norwegian; see fell5
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fjeld

/fjɛld/
noun
1.
a high rocky plateau with little vegetation in Scandinavian countries
Word Origin
C19: Norwegian; related to Old Norse fjall mountain; see fell5
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fjeld
  (fyěld)   
A high, barren plateau. The most well-known fjeld is on the Scandinavian Peninsula.
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