Faroe Islands


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Far·oe Islands

or 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.

Faer′oe

(or Far′oe) Is′lands

(ˈfɛər oʊ)
n.pl.
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)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean - the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
Translations
Faerské ostrovy
Færøerne
Färsaaret
Farski otoci
フェロー諸島
페로스 제도
Färöarna
หมู่เกาะแฟโร
Quần đảo Faroe

Faroe Islands

[ˈfɛərəʊˌaɪləndz] Faroes [ˈfɛərəʊz] NPLIslas fpl Feroe

Faroe Islands

[ˈfɛərəʊ] npl Faroes [ˈfɛərəʊz] npl
the Faroe Islands, the Faroes → les îles fpl Féroéfar-off [ˌfɑːrˈɒf] adj
(distant from the present time) [time, days] → lointain(e)
(distant in space) [place, galaxy] → lointain(e)far out far-out [ˌfɑːrˈaʊt] adj (= strange, extreme) → farfelu(e)

Faroe Islands

, Faroes
plFäröer pl

Faroe Islands

[ˈfɛərəʊˈaɪləndz] Faroes [ˈfɛərəʊz] npl the Faroe Islandsle isole fpl Faeroer

Faroe Islands

جُزُر فارو Faerské ostrovy Færøerne Färöer Inseln Νήσοι Φερόες Islas Feroe Färsaaret Îles Féroé Farski otoci Isole Faroe フェロー諸島 페로스 제도 Faeröer Færøyene Wyspy Owcze Ilhas Faroe, Ilhas Faroé Фарерские острова Färöarna หมู่เกาะแฟโร Faroe Adaları Quần đảo Faroe 法罗群岛
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