Tórshavn

[ tawr-shoun, ‐shoun ]
/ ˈtɔr ʃaʊn, ‐ʃãʊ̃ /

noun

the capital of the Faeroe Islands, on the S tip of Streymoy Island.

Faeroe Islands

or Far·oe Is·lands

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

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British Dictionary definitions for torshavn

Tórshavn

/ (ˈtoːrʃhaʊn) /

noun

the Faeroese name for Thorshavn
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