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Caverns of the Oaritsi

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This article describes a concept which is mentioned in J.R.R. Tolkien's works, but was never given a definite name.
"The Sun, after fleeing from the Moon, dived into the sea and wandered in the caverns of the Oaritsi."
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The caverns of the Oaritsi were the dwellings in the sea of the Oaritsi, the mermaids, as envisioned in the Book of Lost Tales.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "The Hiding of Valinor": "Notes and Commentary", p. 227
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