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Faeroe Islands

or Faroe Islands

[fair-oh] /ˈfɛər oʊ/
plural noun
a group of 21 islands in the N Atlantic between Great Britain and Iceland, belonging to Denmark but having extensive home rule. 540 sq. mi. (1400 sq. km).
Capital: Torshavn.
Also called Faeroes, Faroes.
Danish Faeröerne
[fer-œ-er-nuh] /fɛrˈœ ɛr nə/ (Show IPA)
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plural noun
a group of 21 basalt islands in the North Atlantic between Iceland and the Shetland Islands: a self-governing community within the kingdom of Denmark; fishing. Capital: Thorshavn. Pop: 49 709 (2013 est). Area: 1400 sq km (540 sq miles) Also called Faeroe Islands, Faroe Islands
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