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  • Updated 11 March 2002
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The Elvish name for the east-west range of high forested hills that ran through northern Mirkwood. The name Emyn-nu-Fuin literally means 'hills under shadow', but the name is connected to the Elvish name for the Forest, Taur-nu-Fuin, and so is usually translated 'Mountains of Mirkwood'.

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