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Dates
Turned into a desert in the Dagor Bragollach in I 455
Location
North of Beleriand, between Dorthonion and Angband
Pronunciation
ard-gale'n (the 'a' in 'galen' is pronounced as in 'father', not as in 'gale')
Meaning
'Green region'
Other names
After the Bragollach, this plain was known as Anfauglith

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Ard-galen

The former name of Anfauglith

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The wide green plain that lay between the northern fences of Beleriand and Morgoth's fortress of Angband; it was destroyed by flame in the Dagor Bragollach and renamed Anfauglith.


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