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Dates
Built after the Unchaining of Melkor; that is, during approximately the last thousand years of the Years of the Trees
Location
In the northern parts of Valinor
Origins
Constructed by Fëanor and his people as place of exile from Tirion
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Pronunciation
fo'rmenos
Meaning
'Northern fortress'

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  • Updated 31 July 2014
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Formenos

The northern stronghold of Fëanor

The fortress home of Fëanor in the northern regions of Valinor, where he dwelt with his father Finwë after his expulsion from Tirion, and from whose vaults Morgoth stole the Silmarils.


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About this entry:

  • Updated 31 July 2014
  • Updates planned: 2

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