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Imloth Melui

"It reminds me of the roses of Imloth Melui when I was a lass."

Imloth Melui was a valley in Lossarnach, noted for its roses. Ioreth was raised there before she travelled to Minas Tirith.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The name Imloth Melui is translated as "sweet flower-valley".[2]

[edit] Portrayal in adaptations

2015: The Lord of the Rings Online:

Imloth Melui was a location in the Lossarnach area, in the region of Eastern Gondor. In Lord Forlong's absence it was ruled by his wife the Lady Vanyalos, sister of Steward Denethor. Merenir was Captain of the Guard in Imloth Melui. The river Erui flowed through the valley.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Houses of Healing"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Rivers and Beacon-hills of Gondor" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001, p. 18