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<b>Bladorinand</b> is one of the rejected names of [[Beleriand]] which J.R.R. Tolkien "jotted down - - - on a page of rough working for the opening of the [[The Lay of Leithian|Lay]] [of Leithian]" (HoME III, 160) when he was probably searching for a replacement of Broseliand, used so far.
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'''Bladorinand''' is one of the rejected names of [[Beleriand]] which [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] jotted down "on a page of rough working for the opening of the [[The Lay of Leithian|Lay]]" (of Leithian) when he was probably searching for a replacement of Broseliand, used so far.<ref name="Lay">{{LB|C1}}</ref>
  
According to [[Christopher Tolkien]] (HoME, ibid.), Bladorinand is connected with [[Palúrien|Palúrien's]] [later known as [[Yavanna]]<nowiki>]</nowiki> name [[Bladorwen]] 'the wide earth, Mother Earth' (HoME I, 264).  
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According to [[Christopher Tolkien]], Bladorinand is connected with [[Palúrien|Palúrien's]] [later known as [[Yavanna]]<nowiki>]</nowiki> name [[Bladorwen]] 'the wide earth, Mother Earth'.<ref>{{LT1|Appendix}}, ''Palúrien'', p. 264</ref>
  
All in all there were eight of these names: [[Golodhinand]], [[Noldórinan]], [[Geleriand]], [[Bladorinand]], Belaurien, [[Arsiriand]], [[Lassiriand]], [[Ossiriand]].
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All in all there were eight of these names: [[Golodhinand]], [[Noldórinan]], [[Geleriand]], [[Bladorinand]], [[Belaurien]], [[Arsiriand]], [[Lassiriand]], [[Ossiriand]].<ref name="Lay"/>
  
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Bladorinand is one of the rejected names of Beleriand which J.R.R. Tolkien jotted down "on a page of rough working for the opening of the Lay" (of Leithian) when he was probably searching for a replacement of Broseliand, used so far.[1]

According to Christopher Tolkien, Bladorinand is connected with Palúrien's [later known as Yavanna] name Bladorwen 'the wide earth, Mother Earth'.[2]

All in all there were eight of these names: Golodhinand, Noldórinan, Geleriand, Bladorinand, Belaurien, Arsiriand, Lassiriand, Ossiriand.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lays of Beleriand, "III. The Lay of Leithian: Canto I (Of Thingol)"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, Appendix: Names in the Lost Tales – Part One, Palúrien, p. 264