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Latest revision as of 09:24, 19 September 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.

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  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