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Location
A wide region of northwest Middle-earth lying between the Misty Mountains in the west and the River Celduin in the east
Pronunciation
roh'vahnion
Meaning
Not explicitly given by Tolkien; probably the Elvish equivalent of its English name, Wilderland
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  • Updated 15 July 1999
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Rhovanion

The wide lands east of the Misty Mountains

The region of Middle-earth that lay between the Misty Mountains in the west and the River Celduin in the east.


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