Faroe Islands

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Færeyjar (Faroe Islands, literally Sheep Islands), a compound of fær (sheep) and eyjar (islands).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛəɹəʊ ˌaɪləndz/
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Faroe Islands

  1. an archipelago in the north Atlantic Ocean between Scotland and Iceland; a self-governing dependent territory of Denmark.

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Faroe Islands

  1. Faroe Islands (an archipelago and self-governing dependent territory of Denmark, in the North Atlantic Ocean)

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