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Location
The far north of Middle-earth
Race
Cultures
Forodwaith (the people who gave their name to this region), and later their descendants the Lossoth
Settlements
Most settlements were on the Cape of Forochel, to the northwest of the Icebay
Pronunciation
foro'dwaith ('ai' is pronounced like English 'eye')
Meaning
'(Land of the) northern people'
Other names

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  • Updated 16 January 2009
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Forodwaith

The cold lands in the north of Middle-earth

An icy region in the far north of Middle-earth, named for the hardy people who had once dwelt there.


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