- A poetic name for Middle-earth.In general use, 'Hither Shore' was a term used especially by the Elves for the mortal lands of Middle-earth, a reminder of the far distant shores of Aman. In First Age Sindarin, it also had a more specific meaning, since it translates into that language as the name Nevrast, a cold seaward region in the northwest of Beleriand.
J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. MueRTe. 2003.
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