Meaning of Fordian in English:

Fordian

Pronunciation /ˈfɔːdɪən/

adjective

Cinema
  • Of or relating to the director John Ford; resembling or characteristic of his films (especially his Westerns) or style.

    Ford's films are particularly noted for their tough, uncompromising heroes and for the use of location shooting and long shots, in which characters are set against a vast and rugged landscape.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Variety. From the name of John Ford (born John Martin Feeny; 1894–1973), U.S. film director + -ian.