- / High ElfThe Elves of Aman, and all Elves who ever dwelt in Aman. Called the High Folk of the West. See Eldar.-----The Elves of Valinor.The three kindreds of the Elves who journeyed to Valinor; the Vanyar, the Noldor and those of the Teleri who did not remain in Beleriand. Of these, the Vanyar and Teleri remained there, but many of the Noldor returned to Middle-earth at the beginning of the First Age, and some of these remained at the time of the War of the Ring.
J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. MueRTe. 2003.
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