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'''Derrilyn''' was the name of a river in the poem ''[[Errantry]]'' by [[Bilbo Baggins]].<ref>{{AB|Errantry}}</ref>  The name was not actually [[Elvish]] but an invention in the Elvish style.<ref>{{AB|Preface}}</ref>
 
'''Derrilyn''' was the name of a river in the poem ''[[Errantry]]'' by [[Bilbo Baggins]].<ref>{{AB|Errantry}}</ref>  The name was not actually [[Elvish]] but an invention in the Elvish style.<ref>{{AB|Preface}}</ref>
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It is unknown if Derrilyn referred to an actual river in [[Middle-earth]], or if it was just an invention by the poet.
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Revision as of 11:48, 30 January 2012

Derrilyn was the name of a river in the poem Errantry by Bilbo Baggins.[1] The name was not actually Elvish but an invention in the Elvish style.[2]

It is unknown if Derrilyn referred to an actual river in Middle-earth, or if it was just an invention by the poet.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "Errantry"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "Preface"