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Dates
Location
The far southeast of Eriador, directly to the west of Khazad-dûm
Origins
Founded by Noldor out of Lindon
Race
Division
Mainly Noldor
Culture
Settlements
Source
Sirannon rose in the foothills of the Misty Mountains and ran through the southern parts of Hollin
Important peaks
The Mountains of Moria lay directly to the east
Pronunciation
ho'llin
Meaning
'(Land) of Holly'
Other names

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  • Updated 30 December 2017
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Hollin

The lost land of Eregion

The name among Men for the land of Elves known as Eregion, that thrived in the lands west of Khazad-dûm during the early part of the Second Age. The name comes from the great holly trees that grew there.


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  • Updated 30 December 2017
  • Updates planned: 2

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