Definition of Faroe Islands in US English:

Faroe Islands

(also the Faroes, Faeroe Islands)

proper noun

  • A group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean between Iceland and the Shetland Islands that belong to Denmark but are semi-autonomous; population 48,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Tórshavn.

Pronunciation

Faroe Islands

/ˈfɛroʊ ˌaɪləndz//ˈferō ˌīləndz/