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'''Beeches''' were broad and tall trees that grew throughout [[Middle-earth]], and especially in its northern regions. The most famous beech-forest of all was [[Neldoreth]] in [[Doriath]]. [[Hírilorn]], the three-trunked tree in which [[Lúthien|Lúthien]] was imprisoned, was perhaps the greatest beech that had ever grown.  
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'''Beeches''' were broad and tall trees that grew throughout [[Middle-earth]], and especially in its northern regions. The most famous beech-forest of all was [[Neldoreth]] in [[Doriath]].<ref>{{S|Index}}, ''Neldoreth''</ref> [[Hírilorn]], the three-trunked tree in which [[Lúthien]] was imprisoned, was perhaps the greatest beech that had ever grown.<ref>{{S|Beren}}</ref> In the attack on [[Isengard]] by the [[Ents]], the Ent which caught fire and burned to death was called [[Beechbone]].<ref>{{TT|III9}}</ref>
  
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Beeches were broad and tall trees that grew throughout Middle-earth, and especially in its northern regions. The most famous beech-forest of all was Neldoreth in Doriath.[1] Hírilorn, the three-trunked tree in which Lúthien was imprisoned, was perhaps the greatest beech that had ever grown.[2] In the attack on Isengard by the Ents, the Ent which caught fire and burned to death was called Beechbone.[3]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names", Neldoreth
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Beren and Lúthien"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "Flotsam and Jetsam"