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Location
A valley in the eastern slopes of the Misty Mountains, running southeast out of the Mountains of Moria
Race
Especially associated with the Dwarves
Division
Culture
Settlements
The East-gate of Moria lay in this valley
Source
The river Silverlode rose in the lake of the Mirrormere in the valley
Important peaks
Surrounded by the mountains of the Silvertine, the Redhorn and Cloudyhead
Passes
The pass known as the Dimrill Stair led down into the head of the Dale from the west
Pronunciation
Dimrill is pronounced di'mrill
Meaning
Dimrill means 'shadowed streams'
Other names

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  • Updated 12 January 2018
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Dimrill Dale

The valley of Nanduhirion

Map of the Dimrill Dale

The name given in the Common Speech to the valley that lay to the east of Khazad-dûm, called Nanduhirion by the Elves and Azanulbizar by the Dwarves.


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  • Updated 12 January 2018
  • Updates planned: 1

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