Faroes

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Faroes a group of 21 volcanic islands in the North Atlantic between Iceland and the Shetland Islands
    • n Faroes a self-governing colony that is a possession of Denmark in the Faroe Islands
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Usage

In literature:

To the visitor accustomed to regard Wall Street as a vast faro layout, its very face should be a striking object-lesson.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 6, July 1905" by Various
In conclusion he begged that the person styling himself Faro Charlie should be summoned to corroborate his testimony.
"Her Ladyship's Elephant" by David Dwight Wells
He wanted quicker action than faro gave him.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
Keno, faro and roulette were not introduced until later, and the same may be said of pangingi, the Scandinavian game.
"Arizona's Yesterday" by John H. Cady
Piles of gold and greenbacks littered the tables where roulette, faro, poker were in progress.
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
This Faro, he can't seem to win no mile races, so the boss he thinks he might do betteh in a long one.
"Old Man Curry" by Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
Perhaps this was the reason he played roulette instead of faro.
"They of the High Trails" by Hamlin Garland
Few singers attempt the "Adelaide" or "Che faro?
"Lippincott's Magazine, September, 1885" by Various
Around three sides of this room were placed the keno layouts, roulette-wheels, faro-tables, and minor gambling devices.
"Nan of Music Mountain" by Frank H. Spearman
Roulette-balls were dropping, and above the faro-table the extra lights were on.
"Whispering Smith" by Frank H. Spearman
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In news:

Retired Army Sgt 1st Class H Hilton High, 76, Faro, died Thursday, July 12, 2012.
Aveva and Faro Sign Interoperability Agreement.
Faro Technologies, Lake Mary, Fla.
FARO Technologies Inc, Lake Mary, Fla. A provider of portable measurement and imaging systems, celebrates 30 years in business in 2011.
FARO Technologies, Inc and Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology recently announced the launch of the Innovative Solutions Network, a marketing, sales and support collaboration in North America.
CHICAGO-- Faro Technologies Inc and Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology announced the launch of the Innovative Solutions Network, a marketing, sales and support collaboration in North America.
'Whale Wars Paul Watson on Faroes killing, online debate.
Paramore released "Monster," their first new tune since the departure of band members Josh and Zac Faro, on YouTube today.
FARO Technologies regains some ground after stock tailspin .
Sean Circosta, Jace Evans, Jack Lo faro, MJ Metz, Ryan Langborg, Kevin Kampfer.
In foreground, the 'Faro della Vittoria' (Victory Lighthouse AP Photo/Paolo Giovannini).
MPN/Courtesy photo Chef Joe Faro from Tuscan Kitchen in Salem, N.H. Shows off his finished Stuffed Cappellacci in Sage Butter Sauce.
About 200 strikers blocked a road leading to Faro Airport on the Algarve coast for 30 minutes.
FARO Technologies Inc. View all finalists in the Material Handling Systems category.
Interview with José María Fernández Sousa-Faro, PhD, President of the Spanish Association of Bioenterprises (ASEBIO), and Chairman of the Zeltia Group.
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In science:

Abreu Faro, M. de and Rodrigo de Abreu A One Dimensional Model of Irreversibility, EPS 9 Trends in Physics, Sevilla (1996).
The Energy-Entropy Principle
Abreu Faro, M. de and Rodrigo de Abreu Sobre um Princí pio de Energia-Entropia, Academia de Ciências de Lisboa, Lisboa, XXXI (1990).
The Energy-Entropy Principle
Athar, Spin-flavor conversions of neutrinos in col lapsing stars, talk given at 2nd International Workshop on New Worlds in Astroparticle Physics, 1998, Faro, Portugal, arXiv:hep-ph/9902222, and references cited therein. H.
Some aspects of neutrino astrophysics
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