Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of the Scandinavian people inhabiting the Faroe Islands.
  • noun The North Germanic language spoken by the inhabitants of the Faroe Islands.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to the Faroe islands, or to their language or inhabitants.
  • noun A native or an inhabitant of the Faroe islands, a group of islands belonging to Denmark, lying midway between the Shetland islands and Iceland.
  • noun A Scandinavian dialect spoken in the Faroe islands.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An inhabitant, or, collectively, inhabitants, of the Faroe islands.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of or pertaining to the Faroe Islands, Faroese people or the Faroese language
  • noun A person from the Faroe Islands, Faroe Islander
  • proper noun The language of the Faroe Islands, closely related to Icelandic, and more distantly to Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a Scandinavian language (closely related to Icelandic) that is spoken on the Faroe Islands

Etymologies

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From Faroe +‎ -ese.

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