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  • But she saw these Scandinavian women zealously exchanging their spiced puddings and red jackets for fried pork chops and congealed white blouses, trading the ancient Christmas hymns of the fjords for "She’s My Jazzland Cutie," being Americanized into uniformity, and in less than a generation losing in the grayness whatever pleasant new customs they might have added to the life of the town.

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  • The rugged part of the Omani coast I mentioned earlier is around the point of land at Ras Musandam, with its deep fjords.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Along the fjords and in the hidden valley of Norway, he saw wooden stave churches, the timbers of which had been carved by Viking boat-builders.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones

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