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Thorshavn

[tawrs-houn]
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noun
  1. a city in and the capital of the Faeroe Islands, in the N Atlantic.
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Historical Examples

  • I took a photograph at Thorshavn in the Faroes showing a modern whaling-vessel.

    Across Iceland

    William Bisiker

  • But we didn't care, we were going to Thorshavn at last, and there was a good sea.

  • The passage was to be made to Thorshavn to bring the Pastor home.

  • Thorshavn, in Strm, the largest island, is the seat of government.

  • A few hours later we anchored opposite to Thorshavn in the island of Stromo, the capital and chief town of the Faroes.

    Across Iceland

    William Bisiker


British Dictionary definitions for thorshavn

Thorshavn

Trshavn

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