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Valar and Maiar

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Fourteen Valar from The Silmarillion and eleven Maiar from The Silmarillion, The Lord of the Rings and The Unfinished Tales (ñ__ñ) Tom Bombadil and Goldberry are Maiar, aren't they?
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Tolkien himself stated that Bombadil was an unknown, mostly because he felt that not everything needed an explanation.  Likewise, Goldberry is never explained.  This was in response to people writing him letters asking if maybe Tom was Eru Ilúvatar.  He responded that he was not, even though Tom claims to have been in Arda since before Melkor came (and he was the first of the Valar to go to Arda.