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Location
The far northwest of Middle-earth
Pronunciation
eri'adorr
Meaning
'Lonely Land'
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Eriador

The Lone-lands

Map of Eriador
The geography of Eriador

The Elvish name of the region called the Lone-lands in The Hobbit, the western lands of Middle-earth that lay between the Misty Mountains and the Blue.


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