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The landmass lying to the east of the Great Sea
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Meaning
Literally 'middle land', but usually translated 'Middle-earth'
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Ennor

An Elvish term for Middle-earth

Map of Middle-earth
The northwestern regions of Ennor (Middle-earth) at the time of the War of the Ring

The later form of the Sindarin word Endor, a name for Middle-earth. The name also appeared in the form Ennorath (literally 'many middle-lands'), most prominently in the Sindarin phrase galadhremmin ennorath ('tree-tangled Middle-earth') in the hymn to Elbereth sung in Elrond's House at Rivendell.


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