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Type: Calendars & Measurements

Meaning: pause

Description:A Númenórean unit of distance equaling five thousand rangar, or close to three miles (4.8 km) Lár is known as ‘pause’ because “except during forced marches a brief halt was usually made after this distance was covered.”

Unfinished Tales, Part 3, Ch I, The Diaster of the Gladden Fields, Appendix “Númenórean Linear Measures”

Contributors: Information courtesy of granamyr 7.06.03

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