Faeroes

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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Faeroes or Faroes (ˈfɛərəʊz)
 
pl n
Faeroe Islands, Also called: Faroe Islands a group of 21 basalt islands in the North Atlantic between Iceland and the Shetland Islands: a self-governing community within the kingdom of Denmark; fishing. Capital: Thorshavn. Pop: 47 000 (2003 est). Area: 1400 sq km (540 sq miles)
 
Faroes or Faroes
 
pl n

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