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The grasslands of [[Rohan]] that spread between the rivers [[Isen]] and [[Entwash]], marking the western part of the land of the [[Mark]]. The most important of Rohan's settlements and fortifications lay to the south of the Westemnet, where the [[White Mountains]] rose up from the plain. [[Helm's Deep]] was among these, and to the south-east was the seat of the [[Lord of the Mark|Lords of the Mark]], [[Edoras]] itself.
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'''Westemnet''' was the westernmost grasslands of [[Rohan]] beyond [[Entwash]] that spread until the rivers [[Isen]], marking the western part of the land of the [[Mark]].  
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The most important of Rohan's settlements and fortifications lay to the south of the Westemnet, where the [[White Mountains]] rose up from the plain. [[Helm's Deep]] was among these, and to the south-east was the seat of the [[Lord of the Mark|Lords of the Mark]], [[Edoras]] itself.
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==Etymology==
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''Emnet'' means "plain" in [[Rohirric]].<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 778</ref>
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==See also==
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*[[Eastemnet]]
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[[Category:Regions of Rohan]]

Latest revision as of 13:15, 14 October 2010

Westemnet was the westernmost grasslands of Rohan beyond Entwash that spread until the rivers Isen, marking the western part of the land of the Mark.

The most important of Rohan's settlements and fortifications lay to the south of the Westemnet, where the White Mountains rose up from the plain. Helm's Deep was among these, and to the south-east was the seat of the Lords of the Mark, Edoras itself.

[edit] Etymology

Emnet means "plain" in Rohirric.[1]

[edit] See also

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 778