from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A group of volcanic islands in the northern Atlantic Ocean between Iceland and the Shetland Islands. Originally settled by Celtic peoples, the islands passed to Denmark in 1380.
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- proper n. Alternative form of Faroe Islands.
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- n. a self-governing colony that is a possession of Denmark in the Faroe Islands
- n. a group of 21 volcanic islands in the North Atlantic between Iceland and the Shetland Islands
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