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Dates
Destroyed in the War of Wrath at the end of the First Age
Location
A pass between Lothlann and Himlad, to the west of Himring
Meaning
'Pass between high walls'1

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Pass of Aglon

The narrow pass west of the March of Maedhros

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The pass between Himlad and Lothlann, to the northeast of Beleriand.


Notes

1

Literally translated, aglon means no more than 'narrow path'. This extended meaning, 'pass between high walls' comes from The Etymologies (in volume V of The History of Middle-earth).

See also...

Bëorians, Celegorm, Himlad

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