Definition of Faroe Islands in English:

Faroe Islands

(also the Faroes, Faeroe Islands)

proper noun

  • A group of islands in the North Atlantic between Iceland and the Shetland Islands, belonging to Denmark but partly autonomous; population 48,000 (estimated 2015); languages, Faroese (official), Danish; capital, Tórshavn. The shipping forecast area Faroes covers this area of the Atlantic.


Faroe Islands