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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.


adj, n
(Placename) a variant spelling of Faeroese


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.
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


(= person)Färöer(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Färöisch(e) nt
adjfäröisch; the Faroese peopledie Färöer pl
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to reflect the continued uncertainty around the Faroese economy.
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