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Location
The highest of the heavens over Arda
Pronunciation
ee'lmen
Meaning
Connected with Quenya ilma 'starlight'
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  • Updated 19 June 2019
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Ilmen

The upper airs of Arda

In Elvish cosmology, the region of pure higher airs, above the clouds, where the Moon and the Sun steer their courses and, above them, the ancient stars look down.


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  • Updated 19 June 2019
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