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Dates
Built at the beginning of the First Age. Deserted in c. I 126
Location
On the headland of Taras-ness, on the far western shore of Nevrast
Origins
Built by Turgon and his people
Race
Divisions
Pronunciation
vi'nyamar
Meaning
'new home'

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  • Updated 25 March 2001
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Vinyamar

The city of Turgon in Nevrast

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The city of the Elves founded by Turgon and his followers after their return to Middle-earth at the beginning of the First Age. It lay beneath Mount Taras in Nevrast, and was inhabited for only about a century, after which Turgon and his people deserted it for Gondolin.


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