Faeroe Islands

geographical name Faer·oe Islands \ˈfer-(ˌ)ō\
variants: or

Faroe Islands

play \ˈfer-(ˌ)ō\ or Faeroese

Føroyar

or Danish

Faeroerne

Definition of Faeroe Islands

  1. 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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