Faeroes or Faroes (ˈfɛərəʊz
- 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: 47 000 (2003 est). Area: 1400 sq km (540 sq miles) Also called: Faeroe Islands, Faroe Islands
Example Sentences Including 'Faeroes'
Scotland, which beat the Faeroes 3-1 on Saturday, will visit Germany on Wednesday.
Globe and Mail (2003)
There's no point in knocking them and then they go to the Faeroes in their shell.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
We must treat the Faeroes with the same respect that we did France.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
We were escorting from the Faeroes to Scapa a tug towing a destroyer whose engines had broken down.
On My Way to the Club
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