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Dates
Probably predated the first rising of the Sun; deserted in III 1981; briefly recolonised III 2989 - III 2994
Location
In the central regions of the Misty Mountains, to the northwest of Lórien
Origins
Race
Division
Culture
Family
Ruled by the House of Durin
Pronunciation
dwa'rrowdelf
Meaning
'Dwarf-delving' or 'Dwarf-mine'
Other names

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Dwarrowdelf

The Mannish name for Khazad-dûm

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'Dwarf-delving', the name in the Common Speech for the mansions of Khazad-dûm. 'Dwarrowdelf' is an anglicisation - the 'real' Westron name was Phurunargian.


See also...

Phurunargian

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