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Location
The central and southern parts of Eriador
Source
Tributaries
Outflow
Into the Great Sea north of Eryn Vorn
Meaning
A corruption of Elvish 'Baranduin', meaning 'golden brown river'
Other names

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River Brandywine

The eastern border-river of the Shire

Map of the Brandywine

The name given by Hobbits to the river the Elves called Baranduin; its source was at Lake Nenuial in the north, and it flowed southwestwards to reach the Great Sea near Eryn Vorn. For part of its length it formed the eastern border of the Shire.


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