Meaning of Faeroe Islands

Faer'oe Is'lands

Pronunciation: (fâr'ō), [key]
  1. a group of 21 islands in the N Atlantic between Great Britain and Iceland, belonging to Denmark but having extensive home rule. 41,211; 540 sq. mi. (1400 sq. km). Cap.: Torshavn.
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