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Location
The northern borders of Mordor
Pronunciation
e'red li'thui ('th' as in English 'myth', and 'ui' as in 'ruin', pronounced as a single syllable)
Meaning
'Mountains of Ash'
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  • Updated 13 April 1998
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Ered Lithui

The Ashen Mountains north of Mordor

Called the Ash Mountains, the northern fence of the land of Mordor, on an outcrop of which stood the Dark Tower of Barad-dûr.


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