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Meaning & History

Means "victory mood" in Sindarin. In the 'Silmarillion' (1977) by J. R. R. Tolkien, Turin was a cursed hero, the slayer of the dragon Glaurung. He was also called Turambar, Mormegil, and other names. This is also the Anglicized name of the city of Torino in Italy.

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anglicizations, cities, heroes, place names, Tolkien characters
Entry updated July 1, 2008   Contribute