Alalminórë or Land of Elms was a region in Tol Eressëa in the earlier forms of the legendarium.


Alalminórë was a wooded area of Elm trees situated in the center of the island. Many towns and villages were here ringed around the city of Kortirion or Koromas, the island's principal city located in the center of the region. It was also, where the Cottage of Lost Play was located near Kortirion. It was known for being the fairest place on the island.

It was mentioned several times in the poem Kortirion among the Trees.[1][2]

Other NamesEdit

It was also known by its Gnomish (i.e. Sindarin) or Ñoldorin name Gar Lossion (Place of Flowers).[1]

Places in Aman
Regions of the Valar
Woods of OromëPastures of YavannaHalls of MandosHalls of NiennaGardens of LòrienWells of VardaHouse of TulkasMáhanaxarTwo Trees of Valinor
Other Regions
ValinorEldamarTol EressëaUndying LandsAlalminórëEnchanted IslesAramanAvatharPlain of ValinorHaerastOiomurë
Mountains and Passes
PelóriTúnaTaniquetilCalaciryaHyarmentirCaves of the Forgotten
Bodies of Water
Bay of EldamarLórellinShadowy SeasHíriSirnúmen
City and Fortifications
Other Places
Cottage of Lost PlayMindon EldaliévaGalathilionHouse of the Hundred ChimneysTower of AvallónëTower of TavrobelIlmarinBridge of TavrobelEzellohar


  1. 1.0 1.1 The History of Middle-earth, Vol. 1: The Book of Lost Tales Part One, I: "The Cottage of Lost Play"
  2. The Atlas of Middle-earth, The Second Age, "Introduction"