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First appeared during the later Second Age1
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Descended from Hill-men of the White Mountains
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Dunlendings

Ancient enemies of the Rohirrim

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Wild Men who inhabited Dunland in the southern regions of Eriador during the Third Age; the sworn enemies of the Rohirrim.


Notes

1

We know that Dunland was founded some time during the Dark Years of the Second Age, but there is no detailed account of the settlement of the first Dunlendings.

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