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Nísimaldar

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'''Nísimaldar''' was the country around the haven of [[Eldalondë]] on [[Númenor|Númenor's]] western coasts.  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 in Middle-earth|Lórien]] came.
 
'''Nísimaldar''' was the country around the haven of [[Eldalondë]] on [[Númenor|Númenor's]] western coasts.  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 in Middle-earth|Lórien]] came.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name means 'fragrant trees', and it was so called because of the great variety of rare and beautiful [[trees]] that grew there.
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The name means '[[Fragrant Trees]]', and it was so called because of the great variety of rare and beautiful [[trees]] that grew there.
  
 
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Revision as of 12:45, 13 February 2009

Nísimaldar was the country around the haven of Eldalondë on Númenor's western coasts. 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.

Etymology

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