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A name for Fangorn Forest

"And I walk in Ambaróna, Tauremorna, in Aldalómë
In my own land, in the country of Fangorn
From Fangorn's song,
The Two Towers III 4,

One of many poetic names given by Treebeard to his forest home, more commonly known as Fangorn Forest or the Entwood. Aldalómë is an Elvish compound meaning 'tree-twilight', referring to the deep darkness beneath the ancient boughs of Fangorn's trees.

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