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"a complete consistency [...] is not to be looked for, and could only be achieved, if at all, at heavy and needless cost." — Christopher Tolkien
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Alalminórë was a region in the centre of the island of Tol Eressëa, being its fairest realm. The city of Kortirion was situated in Alalminórë.[1]

Etymology

In Qenya Alalminórë is glossed Land of Elms, which the Gnomes also call Gar Lossion, or the Place of Flowers.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "The Cottage of Lost Play", p. 16