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Edain and some Drúedain
People of Númenor ('Númenor' means 'Land in the West')
Other names


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The mightiest of Men

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The Men of Númenor, descendants of the Edain of the First Age, who were granted the island of Elenna as a dwelling place. They turned against the Valar, and their island home was destroyed in the last years of the Second Age.

See also...

Adûnaic, Adûnakhôr, Agathurush, Aldëa, Aldúya, Almiel, Aman, Amandil, Anadûnê, Ancient West, Andustar, Annatar, Ar-Belzagar, Arda, Astar, [See the full list...]

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