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or Faer·o·ese  (fâr′ō-ēz′, -ēs′)
n. pl. Faroese or Faeroese
1. A member of the Scandinavian people inhabiting the Faroe Islands.
2. The North Germanic language spoken by the inhabitants of the Faroe Islands.

Fa′ro·ese′ adj.
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adj, n
(Placename) a variant spelling of Faeroese
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or Far•o•ese

(ˌfɛər oʊˈiz, -ˈis)

n., pl. -ese,
adj. n.
1. a native or inhabitant of the Faeroe Islands.
2. the North Germanic language of the Faeroese.
3. of or pertaining to the Faeroe Islands, their inhabitants, or the language Faeroese.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Faroese - a Scandinavian language (closely related to Icelandic) that is spoken on the Faroe Islands
Nordic, North Germanic, North Germanic language, Scandinavian language, Scandinavian, Norse - the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
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(= person)Färöer(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Färöisch(e) nt
adjfäröisch; the Faroese peopledie Färöer pl
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Mr Kass also said that there is greater hotel capacity on the islands, new restaurants are opening and there is a growing optimism in the Faroese tourism industry.
Craig Harrison's men feature in the competition for the fifth season running and will be looking to emulate last season's first qualifying round result against Faroese side B36 Torshavn who they defeated 6-2 on aggregate.
So the traditional Faroese diet is rich in seafood, sheep, birds and some whale.
In August 2013, the EU sanctioned the Faroes for overfishing, and banned imports of herring and mackerel from the archipelago, as well as restricting access to EU ports for Faroese boats.
On 22 January, the EU made use of its right to veto the Faroese request for such a panel to be established.
Atlantic Airways said it has won a tender with Statoil to provide helicopter service in connection with oil exploration in Faroese waters in 2014.
to reflect the continued uncertainty around the Faroese economy.