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'''Dol Baran''' was a hill in the land of [[Rohan]], the last southern outpost of the northern range of the [[Misty Mountains]]. It was here that [[Peregrin Took]] looked into the [[Palantír of Orthanc]].
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'''Dol Baran''' was a hill in the land of [[Rohan]], the last southern outpost of the northern range of the [[Misty Mountains]]. It was rounded and covered with heather.
  
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It was here that [[Peregrin Took]] looked into the [[Palantír of Orthanc]].<ref>{{RK|MT}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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The name means "Shaven hill" (''[[dol]] + [[paran]]'') referring to its lack of trees.<ref>[[Reader's Companion]] p.433</ref>
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Revision as of 16:59, 1 April 2010

Dol Baran was a hill in the land of Rohan, the last southern outpost of the northern range of the Misty Mountains. It was rounded and covered with heather.

It was here that Peregrin Took looked into the Palantír of Orthanc.[1]

Etymology

The name means "Shaven hill" (dol + paran) referring to its lack of trees.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Minas Tirith"
  2. Reader's Companion p.433