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(Placename) 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: 49 709 (2013 est). Area: 1400 sq km (540 sq miles). Also called: Faeroe Islands or Faroe Islands
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|Noun||1.||Faeroes - a self-governing colony that is a possession of Denmark in the Faroe Islands|
|2.||Faeroes - 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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