S. Merethrond pn. “Great Hall of Feasts”

S. Merethrond, pn. “Great Hall of Feasts”

The “Great Hall of Feasts” in Minas Tirith (LotR/975), a combination of mereth “feast” and rond “vaulted chamber” (SA/mereth).

Conceptual Development: This name was already N. Merethrond “Great Hall of Feasts” in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (SD/67).

References ✧ LotR/975; LotRI; SA/mereth

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mereth “feast, festival” ✧ SA/mereth
rond “(vaulted or arched) roof; vaulted chamber or cavern; heavens [as a roof of the world]”

N. Merethrond pn. “Great Hall of Feasts”

See S. Merethrond for discussion.

References ✧ SD/67; SDI1/Merethrond

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