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Used in Rohan, which was founded in III 2510, but quite possibly in use by the Men of the Éothéod before that date
Race
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Culture
Pronunciation
e'ared
Meaning
Old English for a 'band' or 'troop' or cavalry (the literal meaning is a 'horse-riding')

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Éoreds

The military units of the Rohirrim

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An éored was the main military division of the Rohirrim, normally consisting of one hundred and twenty Riders.


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