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Faeroe Islands

or Far·oe Is·lands

[ fair-oh ]
/ ˈfɛər oʊ /
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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. (1,400 sq. km). Capital: Torshavn.

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Also called Faeroes, Faroes. Danish Faer·ö·er·ne [fer-œ-er-nuh]. /fɛrˈœ ɛr nə/.

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