Westmarch of the Shire
- / WestmarchThe lands beyond the Far Downs.The land between the Far Downs and the Tower Hills, granted to the Shire-hobbits by King Aragorn II Elessar in the early Fourth Age.
J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. MueRTe. 2003.
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