Faroe Islands
geographical name see Faeroe Islands

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  • Faroe Islands — • A group of Danish islands rising from the sea some four hundred miles west of Norway and almost as far south of Iceland Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Faroe Islands     Faroe Islands …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Faroe Islands — Faroe Islands, the the Faroes another spelling of Faeroe Islands …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Faroe Islands — [fer′ō] alt. sp. of FAEROE ISLANDS …   English World dictionary

  • Faroe Islands — Not to be confused with Fair Isle. Coordinates: 62°00′N 06°47′W / 62°N 6.783°W / 62; 6.783 …   Wikipedia

  • Faroe Islands — /fair oh/. See Faeroe Islands. Also, Faroes. * * * Faroe Islands Introduction Faroe Islands Background: The population of the Faroe Islands is largely descended from Viking settlers who arrived in the 9th century. The islands have been connected… …   Universalium

  • Faroe Islands — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Faroe Islands <p></p> Background: <p></p> The population of the Faroe Islands is largely descended from Viking settlers who arrived in the 9th century. The islands… …   The World Factbook

  • Faroe Islands — noun 1. a self governing colony that is a possession of Denmark in the Faroe Islands • Syn: ↑Faeroe Islands, ↑Faroes, ↑Faeroes • Instance Hypernyms: ↑possession 2. a group of 21 volcanic islands in the North Atlantic between Iceland and the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Faroe Islands — n. Faeroe Islands, group of islands located in the northern Atlantic Ocean between Great Britain and Iceland which are a Danish territory; self governing colony possession of Denmark in the Faroe Islands …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Faroe Islands — noun Group of islands in the north Atlantic Ocean between Scotland and Iceland; a self governing territory of Denmark …   Wiktionary

  • FAROE ISLANDS —    (13), a group of 22 islands of basaltic formation, about 200 m. NW. of the Shetlands; originally Norwegian, they now belong to Denmark; agriculture is limited, and fishing and sheep farming chiefly engage the natives; there is an export trade… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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