Faroe Islands(redirected from Færøer)
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Far·oe Islandsor Faer·oe Islands (fâr′ō)
A group of volcanic islands in the northern Atlantic Ocean between Iceland and the Shetland Islands. Originally settled by Celtic peoples, the islands passed to Denmark in 1380.
(or Far′oe) Is′lands(ˈfɛər oʊ)
a group of 21 islands in the N Atlantic between Great Britain and Iceland, belonging to Denmark but having home rule. 46,312; 540 sq. mi. (1400 sq. km). Cap.: Thorshavn.Also called Faer′oes, Faroes. Danish, Faer•ö•er•ne (fɛrˈœ ɛr nə)
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|Noun||1.||Faroe Islands - a self-governing colony that is a possession of Denmark in the Faroe Islands|
|2.||Faroe Islands - a group of 21 volcanic islands in the North Atlantic between Iceland and the Shetland Islands|
Thorshavn - the administrative center of the Faroe Islands
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Faroe Islands, Faroes
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