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Location
The eastern slopes of the southern Misty Mountains, to the north of Rohan
Race
Settlements
Sources
The rivers Limlaith and Onodló both flowed out of this forest
Pronunciation
alda'lomeh
Meaning
'Tree-twilight', referencing the darkness beneath the trees of the forest
Other names

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Aldalómë

A name for Fangorn Forest

Map of Aldalómë
The forest of Aldalómë or Fangorn (somewhat conjectural)
The forest of Aldalómë or Fangorn (somewhat conjectural)
"And I walk in Ambaróna, in Tauremorna, in Aldalómë,
In my own land, in the country of Fangorn
"
From Fangorn's song,
The Two Towers III 4
Treebeard

One of many poetic names given by Treebeard to his forest home, more commonly known as Fangorn Forest or the Entwood. Aldalómë is an Elvish compound meaning 'tree-twilight', referring to the deep darkness beneath the ancient boughs of Fangorn's trees.


See also...

Fangorn Forest, Tauremorna

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