Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • RIVENDELL - Brooke Maddock scored in overtime, giving the Rivendell girls soccer team a 1-0 victory over Thetford on Tuesday.

    TimesArgus.com: Barre/Montpelier Region

  • On their journey Bilbo and the [others] stop in Rivendell and have a night or two with Elrond.

    Hugo Weaving Discusses His Return To Middle-earth In ‘The Hobbit’ » MTV Movies Blog

  • They now risk starvation, but Gandolf pitches the Last Homely House in Rivendell (even now, the name sends a Moomin shiver down my spine – JRR was a genius).

    Tolkien: Uber Landscape Porn Guy

  • For the record, Rivendell is continuing in its current location through at least the end of the year.

    Rivendell Winery Location for Sale in the Hudson Valley

  • His poetry, non fiction, and translations have appeared in Rivendell, The Cortland Review, Barrow Street, The Iowa Review, Rhino, and numerous other journals.

    2005 » October

  • I liked the name Rivendell so we went there first.

    Pen-Elayne on the Web

  • By 1970, Shanley had pretty much left the street in order to start a communal country retreat in Vermont called Rivendell for people burned out from working on the street.

    Unholy Communion

  • Palantir's McLean, VA office, nicknamed "Rivendell", appears more like an adult play space than a work area.

    Jen Consalvo: Hot Party, Cool Technologies

  • (As a result, there were a lot of communes dotting the countryside named "Rivendell" and "Lothlorien," and I'm willing to bet there are quite a few people in their thirties named Frodo, Bilbo, or Arwen.)

    February 2004

  • Reinforcing this suggestion is the fact that Armstrong, when he moved his family to a farm in Lebanon, Ohio, after leaving NASA in 1971, named his farm Rivendell, which is the name of the idyllic secluded valley of Tolkien’s fictional Middle Earth in Lord of the Rings and the abode “the last homely house” of noble Elrond, who is half elf and half human.

    First Man

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.