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The name given to a reach of the [[Greenway]] in the lands southward from [[Bree]]. For a stretch, the road ran through a narrow gorge between the [[Barrow-downs]] to the west, and the [[South Downs]] to the east. From this geography, no doubt, comes the name Andrath, which appears to mean 'long street'. According to some sources, it was at Andrath that the [[Lord of the Nazgûl]] encamped for a time during his search for the [[Shire]] and '[[Baggins]]'.
 
The name given to a reach of the [[Greenway]] in the lands southward from [[Bree]]. For a stretch, the road ran through a narrow gorge between the [[Barrow-downs]] to the west, and the [[South Downs]] to the east. From this geography, no doubt, comes the name Andrath, which appears to mean 'long street'. According to some sources, it was at Andrath that the [[Lord of the Nazgûl]] encamped for a time during his search for the [[Shire]] and '[[Baggins]]'.
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Revision as of 21:19, 22 April 2006

The name given to a reach of the Greenway in the lands southward from Bree. For a stretch, the road ran through a narrow gorge between the Barrow-downs to the west, and the South Downs to the east. From this geography, no doubt, comes the name Andrath, which appears to mean 'long street'. According to some sources, it was at Andrath that the Lord of the Nazgûl encamped for a time during his search for the Shire and 'Baggins'.