Faeroe Islands

geographical name
Faer·​oe Islands | \ ˈfer-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce Faeroe Islands (audio) \
variants: or Faroe Islands or Faeroese Føroyar \ ˈfœr-​ˌyär How to pronounce Føroyar (audio) \ or Danish Faeroerne \ ˈfa-​rœ-​ˌər-​nə How to pronounce Faeroerne (audio) \

Definition of Faeroe Islands

self-governing islands of Denmark in the northeastern Atlantic northwest of the Shetlands; capital Tórshavn area 540 square miles (1404 square kilometers), population 48,400

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“Faeroe Islands.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Faeroe%20Islands. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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