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Definitionfamily ancestry or its study
- The genealogical trees at the end of the Red Book of Westmarch are a small book in themselves, and all but Hobbits would find them exceedingly dull.Prologue (46% in)
- A love of learning (other than genealogical lore) was far from general among them, but there remained still a few in the older families who studied their own books, and even gathered reports of old times and distant lands from Elves, Dwarves, and Men.Prologue (12% in)
- To these four volumes there was added in Westmarch a fifth containing commentaries, genealogies, and various other matter concerning the hobbit members of the Fellowship.Prologue (91% in)
There are no more uses of "genealogy" in The Fellowship of the Ring.
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