- a city in and the capital of the Faeroe Islands, in the N Atlantic.
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I took a photograph at Thorshavn in the Faroes showing a modern whaling-vessel.
The passage was to be made to Thorshavn to bring the Pastor home.
But we didn't care, we were going to Thorshavn at last, and there was a good sea.
Thorshavn, in Strm, the largest island, is the seat of government.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
A few hours later we anchored opposite to Thorshavn in the island of Stromo, the capital and chief town of the Faroes.
- the capital of the Faeroes, a port on the northernmost island. Pop: 17 549 (2004 est)