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Definitionto express grief or regret
- Often they heard nearby Elvish voices singing, and knew that they were making songs of lamentation for his fall, for they caught his name among the sweet sad words that they could not understand.2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- The Mirror of Galadriel (46% in)
- But the Elves of this land were of a race strange to us of the silvan folk, and the trees and the grass do not now remember them: Only I hear the stones lament them: deep they delved us, fair they wrought us, high they builded us; but they are gone.2.3 -- Book 2 Chapter 3 -- The Ring Goes South (53% in)
There are no more uses of "lament" in The Fellowship of the Ring.
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