Faroes


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Faroes

(ˈfɛərəʊz)
n
(Placename) a variant spelling of Faeroes
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Noun1.Faroes - a self-governing colony that is a possession of Denmark in the Faroe Islands
2.Faroes - 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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The rat and mouse cannot be considered as domestic animals, but they have been transported by man to many parts of the world, and now have a far wider range than any other rodent, living free under the cold climate of Faroe in the north and of the Falklands in the south, and on many islands in the torrid zones.
History is unlikely to have a significant bearing on the result here, but recent form is usually a fair indicator and the Faroes have been climbing the Fifa rankings since the appointment of current manager Lars Olsen in 2011.
The Faroes climbed to fourth in the pool with a shock 2-1 win over Greece, who are rooted to the foot of the table, in Torshavn in June.
They were two amazing results you'd have to say," said the man who masterminded the Faroes' 1-1 draw with Northern Ireland in 2010.
Hallur Hansson put the Faroes ahead after 32 minutes and Brandur Olsen added a second goal in the 70th before Sokratis Papastathopoulos reduced the deficit six minutes from time.
And O'Neill's side also managed just one point against Azerbaijan, while they drew away to the Faroes in a Euro 2012 qualifier four years ago.
"It is a great delight for everybody," said the Faroes' Irish coach Brian Kerr.
"The way fuel prices are heading, we are going to have fuel tourism to the Faroes.
THE Government yesterday challenged Iceland and the Faroe Islands to back down in a bitter fishing dispute already dubbed the "mackerel war".
Our ompA data may support the speculation that fulmars in the Faroes acquired C.
More than 10 years after leaving Grimsby, Faroe Seafood has returned to town, opening a new UK head office on the South Humberside Industrial Estate.