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Southrons

A Mannish name for the Haradrim

The Men of Harad, the ancient enemies of Gondor from the lands to the south.


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'Southron' is a real archaic word, essentially equivalent to modern 'Southerner' (and in fact derived from a corruption of the word 'southern'). Historically it was used by the people of Scotland to refer to their English neighbours to the south.

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Third Age

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