Thorshavn


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Thorshavn

(Danish ˈtɔːrshaun) or

Tórshavn

n
(Placename) the capital of the Faeroes, a port on the northernmost island. Pop: 17 549 (2004 est)

Thors•havn

(tɔrsˈhaʊn)

n.
the capital of the Faeroe Islands, in the N Atlantic. 11,618.
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Noun1.Thorshavn - the administrative center of the Faroe IslandsThorshavn - the administrative center of the Faroe Islands
Faeroe Islands, Faeroes, Faroe Islands, Faroes - a group of 21 volcanic islands in the North Atlantic between Iceland and the Shetland Islands
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They were joined by the Dragin, built in Copenhagen in 1945, and the Thorshavn, which is five years older.
At least six flights over two days were made in this vicinity by the seaplane carried on the Thorshavn (Norman 2007).
Ports of Call: Kirkwall (Orkney), Eskifjordur, Reykjavik, Isafjordur, Akureyri, Heimaey (all Iceland), and Thorshavn (Faroes), Lerwick (Shetland) Baltic Cities & St Petersburg Cruise Departs 5 June 2015 Departs 5 June 2015 This classic 'northern waters' cruise features some fascinating ports of call, including the Danish capital Copenhagen, medieval Tallinn and Tsarist St.Petersburg - where Azores will stay overnight - and a trio of Scandinavian capitals.
Pilot whale meat can be ordered in restaurants like EoACA[pounds sterling]Marco PoloEoACA[yen] and in the four star hotel EoACA[pounds sterling]HafniaEoACA[yen] and can be openly purchased in the fish market of the capital Thorshavn. Anybody can buy and consume whale steaks there and this at an exorbitant price of 40 to 50 Euros per meal.EoACA[yen]
870 participants in the hunt of 108 pilot whales which took place at Thorshavn, (19.
About eleven-thirty, we arrived at the Hotel Borg in Thorshavn, the Faroese capital.
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INGI HOJSTED (from B36 Thorshavn, free): the former Arsenal trainee from the Faroe Islands couldn't even get a game in the reserves.