S. Merethrond pn. “Great Hall of Feasts”
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
|mereth||“feast, festival”||✧ SA/mereth|
|rond||“(vaulted or arched) roof; vaulted chamber or cavern; heavens [as a roof of the world]”|