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Dates
Made during the reign of Durin III, at some point between II 750 and II 1697
Location
The western entrance to Khazad-dûm
Origins
Designed by Celebrimbor and created by Narvi
Race
Division
Culture
Family
Settlement
Source
The Sirannon rose near the West-gate
Important peaks
Zirakzigil (Celebdil) rose above the gate
Pronunciation
Moria is pronounced 'mo'ria'
Meaning
Other names

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West-gate of Moria

The Doors of Durin

Map of the West-gate of Moria

The western entrance of old Khazad-dûm, used by the Dwarves in their trade with the Elves of Eregion during the Second Age.


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  • Updated 9 June 2014
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