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Location
Between the rivers Baranduin and Gwathló
Race
The northern parts of Minhiriath fell within the boundaries of Arnor and later Cardolan, realms of Men
Division
Cultures
Settlements
Lond Daer and Tharbad were both on the Gwathló, and thus on the southern border of Minhiriath
Pronunciation
minhi'riath
Meaning
'Between two rivers' (that is, Baranduin and Gwathló

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Minhiriath

The land between the Baranduin and the Greyflood

Map of Minhiriath

A name for the southern regions of Eriador, lying between the Rivers Baranduin and Greyflood. Minhiriath became part of Cardolan after the break-up of the ancient realm of Arnor.


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