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Realms in Exile

The lands founded by Elendil and his sons

A name for Arnor and Gondor, the ancient North-kingdom and South-kingdom of the Dúnedain in Middle-earth. Arnor was destroyed during the Third Age, but at the end of that Age, the Westlands were reunited under Aragorn Elessar.

For a detailed list of all the realms in Middle-earth ruled by the Exiles of Númenor, see the entry for Kingdoms of the Dúnedain.

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