Faeroes


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Faeroes

(ˈfɛərəʊz) or

Faroes

pl n
(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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Noun1.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
Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean - the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
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"We want to protect the whales, not fight the Faeroes," the former "Baywatch" star told a news conference.
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