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'''Dwimordene''' was the name among the [[Rohirrim]] for the [[Elvish]] land of [[Lothlórien]]. The name meant "magical wood", befitting considering the superstitions the Rohirrim had of that place.
 
'''Dwimordene''' was the name among the [[Rohirrim]] for the [[Elvish]] land of [[Lothlórien]]. The name meant "magical wood", befitting considering the superstitions the Rohirrim had of that place.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name means "wood of phantoms" in [[Old English]].{{fact}}
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The name means "haunted valley" in [[Old English]].<ref>[[Robert Foster]], ''[[The Complete Guide to Middle-earth]]'', entry "Dwimordene"</ref>
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[[Category:Lothlórien]]

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Dwimordene was the name among the Rohirrim for the Elvish land of Lothlórien. The name meant "magical wood", befitting considering the superstitions the Rohirrim had of that place.

Etymology

The name means "haunted valley" in Old English.[1]

References

  1. Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, entry "Dwimordene"