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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"
Legendary Locations in Arda
Mountains:  Astulat · Merlock Mountains
 Regions:  Belmarie · Fantasie · Sindanórie · Thellamie · Last Desert
Rivers:  Derrilyn
Other:  Aerie · Caverns of the Oaritsi · Gorbelgod · Tode