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The Wild

The Wild was an untamed, dangerous region of Middle-earth.[1] Its boundaries are somewhat indefinite, but it seems to have been approximately equivalent to the region of Rhovanion, although in Bilbo Baggins' memoirs a map showed the Edge of the Wild west of Rivendell.[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "Over Hill and Under Hill"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "Map of Wilderland"