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Calacirian was a region of Eldamar near the entrance to the ravine of Calacirya. The name appears in Bilbo's song of Eärendil in Rivendell:[1][2]

and seven lights before him sent,
as through the Calacirian
to hidden land forlorn he went.


The Quenya name Calacirian is a simplified ("anglicized") form of Kalakiryandë, derived from Kalakirya.[2][3]


  1. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Notes and Translations", in The Road Goes Ever On (J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann), p. 70
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 73