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Dates
Probably founded at the time of the Great Journey (long before the First Age), though this is uncertain
Location
On the banks of the River Celebrant, to the southeast of Khazad-dûm
Race
Division
Culture
Pronunciation
lo'thloree-en
Meaning
'Lórien of the Blossom' (also interpreted 'Dreamflower')
Other names

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  • Updated 23 June 2014
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Lothlórien

Lórien of the Blossom

Map of Lothlórien

'Lórien of the Blossom', a name for the land to the east of the Misty Mountains more usually called simply Lórien.


Notes

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That is, the people of Lothlórien, the Galadhrim, were of Silvan origin. They were ruled in the later Third Age by Galadriel and Celeborn, neither of whom were Silvan Elves. Galadriel was of the Noldor, and Celeborn, at least according to the published Silmarillion, was of the Sindar.

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