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Wild Wood is mentioned in lore as an ancient forest where elf-children wondered at their first Dawn.[1]

If taken literally, the Wild Wood should refer to some woods near Cuiviénen and the Orocarni.[2][3][4]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "The Uruk-hai"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melkor"
  3. Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, p. 427
  4. Karen Wynn Fonstad (1991), The Atlas of Middle-earth, p. 5