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Dates
The land of Lórien was probably founded at the time of the Great Journey during the Years of the Trees, though this is uncertain; the golden Mallorn trees that gave it its name were not planted until at least the Second Age
Location
On the banks of the river Celebrant, to the southeast of Khazad-dûm
Race
Division
Peopled by Silvan Elves, but ruled by a Noldo and a Sinda
Culture
Settlements
The chief city of Lórien was Caras Galadhon
Meaning
A reference to the golden leaves of the Mallorn trees
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Golden Wood

The forest of the golden mallorn trees

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A name used of Lórien, referring to the golden mallorn trees that grew in that land.


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