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Dates
Havens began to be established here from I 508; destroyed at the end of the First Age
Location
At the outflow of Sirion into the Bay of Balar, on the bay's northeastern coasts
Races
Settled by Elves and Men of many cultures
Divisions
Settlements
Source
Fed by the waters of Sirion flowing from Eithel Sirion in the far North
Outflow
Into the Bay of Balar
Pronunciation
Sirion is pronounced 'si'rion'
Meaning
Sirion means 'great river'

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Mouths of Sirion

Haven of the Exiles of Gondolin

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The delta of the River Sirion, where it flowed into the Bay of Balar. After the destruction of the lands of Doriath and Gondolin, many of their people gathered here, and dwelt under the lordship of Eärendil.


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