Letter to Madam Ossendrijver (5 January 1961)

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On 5 January 1961, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to Madam Ossendrijver.[1]


"Númenor, shortened form of Númenórë, is my own invention, compounded from nūme-n "going down" (√ndū, nū), sunset, West, and nōre "land, country" = Westernesse"[2]