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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 chief city of Rochand was Edoras; other notable settlements and fortifications include the former capital Aldburg, Dunharrow, Grimslade, the Hornburg, Underharrow and Upbourn
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

Map of Rochand

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


See also...

Horse-country, Rochan, Rochann

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