Faeroe Islands

Faeroe Islands

[fair-oh]
noun
a group of 21 islands in the N Atlantic between Great Britain and Iceland, belonging to Denmark but having extensive home rule. 540 sq. mi. (1400 sq. km). Capital: Torshavn.
Also called Faeroes, Faroes.
Danish Faeröerne [fer-œ-er-nuh] .
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faeroe islands

noun
1. a self-governing colony that is a possession of Denmark in the Faroe Islands [syn: Faroe Islands
2. a group of 21 volcanic islands in the North Atlantic between Iceland and the Shetland Islands [syn: Faroe Islands
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