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  1. Gollum(Noun)

    A person who bears the traits or has the characteristics of Gollum in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth, such as multiple personality disorder and the like.

  2. Origin: A fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth, originally known as Sméagol.

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  1. Gollum

    Gollum is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium. He was introduced in the 1937 children's fantasy novel The Hobbit, and became an important supporting character in its sequel, The Lord of the Rings. Gollum was a Stoor Hobbit of the River-folk, who lived near the Gladden Fields. Originally known as Sméagol, he was corrupted by the One Ring and later named Gollum after his habit of making "a horrible swallowing noise in his throat". In the Appendix F to The Lord of the Rings, the name Sméagol is said to be a "translation" of the actual Middle-earth name Trahald. The Ring, which Gollum referred to as "my precious" or "precious", extended his life far beyond natural limits. Under centuries of the Ring's influence, Gollum had come to love and hate the Ring, just as he loved and hated himself. Throughout the story, Gollum was torn between his lust for the Ring and his desire to be free of it. Bilbo Baggins found the Ring and took it for his own, and Gollum afterwards pursued it for the rest of his life.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gollum in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gollum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    The judge said he was familiar with the movie but he couldn't decide whether Gollum was good or bad.

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    The prosecutor didn't watch the movie and he defined Gollum as 'the monster in a bad role'. But we said Gollum can't be defined as evil. The character itself is a war between good and bad. He is basically seen as a victim of society, the judge said he was familiar with the movie but he couldn't decide whether Gollum was good or bad.

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