A small bay or creek in Orkney or Shetland: [in place names]: Sullom Voe
More example sentences
- Since there are no rivers in Shetland, there is very little fresh water run-off in the voes (small fjords), and the chances of farmed salmon escaping up the rivers are negligible.
- Hope was what I found on this trip to the Shetlands, with all their voes and woes.
late 17th century: from Norwegian våg, from Old Norse vágr.