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A reference to the round shape of the World after the taking away of Aman


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Bent World

The World after the making of the Straight Road

A name describing the condition of the world after the destruction of Númenor and the removal of Valinor in the late Second Age; after this, the world was made 'bent' (or 'round') and only the Elves could still follow the Straight Road to the Undying Lands.

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