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Dates
Founded in III 2510; still extant during the Fourth Age
Location
North of Gondor
Origins
Race
Division
Culture
Family
Ruled by the House of Eorl
Settlements
The capital was at Edoras; other important settlements were at Aldburg, Dunharrow and the Hornburg
Pronunciation
ro'chand (ch as in German 'Bach')
Meaning
'horse-land'
Other names

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Rochand

An ancient form of the name Rohan

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'Land of Horses', an Elvish name for that region that later became known as Rohan, and the origin of that word.


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Rochann

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