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Eldamar

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Eldamar was the land of the Elves in Aman, a coastal region that extended to Alqualonde.

Etymology

Eldamar means "Elvenhome" in Quenya (from elda = "High-elf" and már = "home").

Inspiration

The name is a direct translation of the mythological Elfhame (lit. "Elf-home") meaning "Elfland, Faery".