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Synonyms for Faroese

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

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In Martin Jol's first match as manager, Fulham took their first step towards further Europa League success with a comfortable victory against Faroese minnows NSI Runavik.
Faroese Telecom is determined to deliver the best services and the most attractive user interface to the residents of Faroese Islands.
Scotland's struggling fishermen are angry and last week blockaded a Faroese boat from landing its catch in the Scottish port of Peterhead.
The Faroese traditionally hunted pilot whales, and some still eat the animals' blubber, which is heavily contaminated with PCBs.
That said, the increase to 5,000 tonnes and 6,000 tonnes will only happen if Faroese fishermen export enough of these shellfish to fulfil at least 80% of the previous year's expanded quota.
University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden; ([dagger]) Kalmar Hospital, Kalmar, Sweden; ([double dagger]) The Faroese Museum of Natural History, Torshavn, Faroe Islands; ([section]) Office of Chief Medical Officer, Torshavn, Faroe Islands; ([paragraph]) Umea University, Umea Sweden; and (#) University of Kalmar, Kalmar, Sweden
The leader of the Faroe Islands study, Philippe Grandjean, an adjunct professor of environmental health at the Harvard School of Public Health, and his colleagues reported in the November 1997 issue of Neurotoxicology and Teratology that 7-year-old Faroese children had significant cognitive deficits and neurological changes after prenatal exposure to methylmercury.
The Faroese candidate is Joanes Nielsen and the Greenlandic candidate is Kristian Olsen.
A self-governing nation under the Danish crown, the Faroese number scarcely more than 45,000 but they are as rugged, tough and fiercely independent as you would expect of people who tenaciously cling on to the rim of the world.
Besides the national groups indicated above, performances of Faroese, Basque, Slovak, Vlach, and Rom (Gypsy) music and dance are featured.
To take advantage of this opportunity a group of Faroese investors banded together in 2005 to form FaroeJet with a single Avro RJ ideally suited to operate from Vagar Airport, which is the only airport on the islands, with its difficult approach and short runway.
In 1943, the first resident Faroese had an onset of MS symptoms.
The basis of the Faroese economy is fishing, and fish farming is a welcome addition because the vegetation is sparse and only 6 percent of the land is cultivated.
It is very enjoyable to have a powerful Faroese financial company on the Exchange.
The Faroese Earth and Energy Directorate claims that several areas on the Faroe shelf warrant further exploration and that prospects are good for commercial discoveries.