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Gladden (disambiguation)

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** [[Battle of the Gladden Fields|Disaster of the Gladden Fields]], in which [[Isildur]] was slain and the [[One Ring]] was lost.
 
** [[Battle of the Gladden Fields|Disaster of the Gladden Fields]], in which [[Isildur]] was slain and the [[One Ring]] was lost.
 
* [[Iris]], the flowers that grew near the aforementioned locations, and are referred to as "gladden".
 
* [[Iris]], the flowers that grew near the aforementioned locations, and are referred to as "gladden".
==Etymology==
 
From [[Old English]] ''glaedene'', gladden is another name for the 'flag' or 'iris', now usually spelt ''gladdon''.
 
 
Tolkien suggested to translators to avoid if possible the 'learned' name iris.<ref>{{HM|N}}</ref>
 
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