Southfarthing of the Shire

 / Southfarthing
   One of the divisions of the Shire.
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   The southern lands of the Shire-hobbits.
   The warmer southern farthing of the Shire, with its chief town being Longbottom. This was the region where most of the Shire's tobacco production was concentrated.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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