\ ˈvō \
plural -s

Definition of voe

: an inlet or narrow bay of the Orkney and Shetland islands

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History and Etymology for voe

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian vaag bay, inlet, Old Norse vāgr creek, bay; akin to Old English wǣg wave, sea, Old High German wāg wave, sea, Old Norse vega to move

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“Voe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voe. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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