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'''Region''' is pronounced "reg-ion" because it is an Elvish name, not "region" as in "a region of land".
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The '''Forest of Region''' was the forest, primarily made up of holly, within which lay the halls of [[Menegroth]]. Region formed the southern and greater part of the [[Doriath|Kingdom of Doriath]]. It was bounded by the rivers [[Aros]] and [[Esgalduin]], and the [[Girdle of Melian]].
  
It was a forest forming the southern part of [[Doriath]], bounded by the rivers [[Aros]] and [[Esgalduin]], and the [[Girdle of Melian]].
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==Etymology==
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''Region'' is [[Doriathrin]]. It is a genetive plural of ''reg'', "holly tree". The name thus means "(Land) of Hollies". Compare [[Eregion]]. <br>
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''Region'' is pronounced "reg-ion" because it is an Elvish name, not "region" as in "a region of land".
  
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Revision as of 12:39, 17 May 2008

The Forest of Region was the forest, primarily made up of holly, within which lay the halls of Menegroth. Region formed the southern and greater part of the Kingdom of Doriath. It was bounded by the rivers Aros and Esgalduin, and the Girdle of Melian.

Etymology

Region is Doriathrin. It is a genetive plural of reg, "holly tree". The name thus means "(Land) of Hollies". Compare Eregion.
Region is pronounced "reg-ion" because it is an Elvish name, not "region" as in "a region of land".