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Location
A river flowing westward to form the border between Enedwaith to the north and Gondor to the south
Settlements
Angrenost (Isengard) stood near the river's source
Source
In the southern Misty Mountains above Angrenost
Tributaries
Outflow
Into the Great Sea at a point roughly equidistant between Lond Daer and Andrast
Pronunciation
see'r a'ngren
Meaning
Sír means 'river'; Angren means 'of iron' (from Angrenost, the old name for Isengard that stood near the river's source)
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Sîr Angren (River Angren)

The Elvish name for the River Isen

The older, Elvish name for the river much better known by the name the Rohirrim gave it - the Isen. Both names have the same meaning; 'the iron river'.


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  • Updated 11 March 2018
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