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Pelóri

fencing heights

Pelóri place-name "Fencing Heights", the mountains raised by the Valar to protect Aman (SA:pel, WJ:403)

Pelóri

Pelóri

The Quenya name Pelóri translates as "the fencing or defensive heights". In a manuscript, Tolkien connects the name to Quenya pelo ("a boundary (fence)") and pella ("beyond"), deriving from root PELE. Christopher Tolkien suggested that the first element derives from pel- ("fence, enclosure"). The second element is likely or, "mountain". The Pelóri were also called the Mountains of Aman and the Mountains of Defence.

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