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Nísimaldar was a wooded area surrounding the Númenórean coastal city of Eldalondë in the western part of the island.[1]

HistoryEdit

Nísimaldar was noted for its beautiful evergreen and fragrant trees that grew there which the Elves of Tol Eressëa brought out of the West (See: Plants of Númenor). It was also the only place that the golden tree malinornë as well as others of the Mallorn strain.

The place was a great treasure to both Men and Elves who took great delight in the many sweet smells that filled the air there.[2]

EtymologyEdit

The name Nísimaldar means "Fragrant trees", from the Quenya terms nísima ("fragrant") and alda ("tree").[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Atlas of Middle-earth, The Second Age, "Númenor"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Unfinished Tales, Part Two—The Second Age, A Description of the Island of Númenor

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