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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of middle-earth.
  • proper n. Alternative spelling of Middle-earth.


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  • No official release date has been announced for the New Line picture, which concerns Bilbo Baggins, the title Middle Earth being who snags the famously powerful ring that figures into : News

  • We lightened the mood by showing the 1978 WORLD'S GREATEST SUPERFRIENDS episode Lord of Middle Earth, which is like a Tolkien-ripoff by someone who hasn't read Lord of the Rings, but heard about it from an older cousin.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • So get ye to the South Island aka Middle Earth for Lord of the Rings fans and start sipping.

    A Year of Wine

  • A major element contributing to the appeal of the Tolkien series may be the notion of Middle Earth as a complete and self-sufficient place.

    The Hobbit Habit

  • It can be hard to navigate public transit in Middle Earth, which is why t-shirt designer Reagan H. Lee made this handy guide resembling a London Tube map. (via Sci Fi Wire)

    The Zeray Gazette

  • The Return of the King had that sequence where they were lighting the beacons across Middle Earth, which is quite inspiring.

    Ask MetaFilter

  • I'm over in 'Middle Earth' New Zealand, so with the time delay and all, I open my computer to a new Wreckie post every morning, and everyday it is fantastic!

    Blimey, Somebody Call 999!

  • "Middle Earth" style "Sword & Sorcery" lies dead last on my interest list as to which kind of book I'll be looking for.

    World Building: Geography

  • His saga opens with dark hints of former Ages, a time of war and devastation, of battles between light and darkness, good and evil, in which the power of Sauron is partially triumphant so that the shadow of the past spreads slowly over the unconquered parts of the "Middle Earth" , casting angst over the lives of elves, dwarves and men, strengthening the power of goblins, trolls and wolves.

    Tolkien: A Panorama

  • Which was why those nasty little gnomish things in the meadow had seemed to dig their way into the ground without actually disturbing it; they weren't really digging into the ground, they were moving themselves out of the Plane of the "real world" -which the alchemy book called "Middle Earth," and into one of the lower Planes, probably the Dark Earth Plane, where she couldn't see them anymore.

    Phoenix And Ashes


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