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Nísimaldar by Matěj Čadil

Nísimaldar was the country around the haven of Eldalondë on Númenor's western coasts.[1] It was the only place in Númenor where mallorn trees grew brought by Tol Eressëa, and it was from the stock of these that the Golden Wood of Lórien came.[2]

Etymology

The name means 'Fragrant Trees', and it was so called because of the great variety of rare and beautiful trees that grew there.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "[Map of] Númenórë"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "A Description of the Island of Númenor"