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Dates
Destroyed in the War of Wrath at the end of the First Age
Location
The land between the River Gelion and the Blue Mountains, south of the River Ascar
Race
Primarily Elves, but also home to the mortals Beren and Lúthien and their family
Division
Culture
Settlements
The house of Beren and Lúthien was in Dor Firn-i-Guinar in the south of Ossiriand
Pronunciation
ossiri'and
Meaning
Other names

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  • Updated 23 June 2013
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A woodland realm to the east of Beleriand, lying between the Blue Mountains and the River Gelion. The Gelion and its six tributaries that ran through the land gave it its name, the Land of Seven Rivers.


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