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Raised in the Blue Mountains; later helped re-establish and settle Erebor
Pronunciation
glo'in
Meaning
Glóin is an Old Norse dwarf-name, probably meaning 'gleaming one'
Note
Glóin son of Gróin shares his name with a much earlier King of Durin's Folk who ruled in the Grey Mountains; for that earlier Glóin, see the entry for Glóin, King of Durin's Folk

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Glóin son of Gróin

Companion of Bilbo and father of Gimli Elf-friend

Gróin
Óin
Glóin
Gimli

Thorin's Company

Son of Gróin, and father of Gimli Elf-friend, Glóin accompanied Gandalf and Bilbo Baggins on the Quest of Erebor and years later was present with his son at the Council of Elrond.


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