Definition of Faroe Islands in English:

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Faroe Islands

Pronunciation: /ˈferō ˌīləndz/
(also Faeroe Islands or the Faroes)
A group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean between Iceland and the Shetland Islands that belong to Denmark but are semi-autonomous; population 48,900 (est. 2009); capital, Tórshavn.

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Syllabification: Far·oe Is·lands

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