from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A high barren plateau in the Scandinavian countries.
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- n. A rocky, barren plateau, especially in Scandinavia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Norwegian geography, as used by English writers, one of the high plateaus on the Scandinavian range, which are barren and unfit for cultivation. Often spelled field.
Danish, from Old Norse fjall.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)