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A region near the Pass of Light

"..through the Calacirian
to hidden land forlorn he went.
Bilbo's Song of Eärendil
The Fellowship of the Ring II 2
Many Meetings

The region leading into the pass through the mountains of the Pelóri that led from the shores of the Great Sea westward towards Valinor. Its name derives from the Elvish for 'Pass of Light', a reference to the light of the Two Trees that shone through the pass in the days before the Sun and Moon.

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