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Dates
Destroyed in the War of Wrath at the end of the First Age
Location
A short river in the westward region known as the Falas
Source
A brief range of hills some fifty miles south of the border of Nevrast
Outflow
Pronunciation
bri'thon
Meaning
'(river) of gravel'

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River Brithon

The river that flowed through Brithombar

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A lesser river that rose in an isolated and unnamed highland region of West Beleriand, and flowed south to meet the Great Sea at the haven of Brithombar. After the Nirnaeth Arnoediad, Morgoth sent a force down the course of this river to assault the haven at its mouth.


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