ᴹQ. Elenarda loc. “Star-kingdom”
An alternate name of Ilmen in Silmarillion notes from the 1930s (SM/241), also appearing in The Etymologies as compound of elen “star” and arda “realm” (Ety/ƷAR|GAR). At one point it was used as an early name for Calenardhon in Lord of the Rings drafts from the 1940s (WR/155).
References ✧ Ety/ƷAR|GAR; EtyAC/ƷAR; SM/241; SMI; WR/155; WRI/Calenardhon, Elenarda
|arda||“realm, region”||✧ Ety/ƷAR|GAR; EtyAC/ƷAR (harda)|