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Location
A stream that ran east from the Misty Mountains to meet Celebrant on the western borders of Lórien
Settlements
Nimrodel the Elf dwelt beside falls on this river
Source
In the eastern Misty Mountains, some fifty miles southward from Moria
Tributaries
None
Outflow
Pronunciation
ni'mrodel
Meaning
Named for the Elf-maid Nimrodel who dwelt by its banks, whose name probably translates as 'Elf of the white cave'

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River Nimrodel

The river of the lost Elf-maiden

Map of the river Nimrodel

The small river that rose in the eastern foothills of the Misty Mountains, and flowed east to meet the Celebrant on the western borders of Lórien.


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