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'''Emyn Muil''' was the range of hills that massed on either side of the [[Anduin]] above the inflow of the [[Entwash]]. At one time they marked the northern borders of [[Gondor]]; [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] and [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]] crossed them on their journey to [[Mordor]].<ref>{{HM|FR}}</ref><ref>{{HM|TT}}</ref>
'''Emyn Muil''' was the range of hills that massed on either side of the [[Anduin]] above the inflow of the [[Entwash]]. At one time they marked the northern borders of [[Gondor]]; [[Frodo Baggins|Frodo]] and [[Samwise Gamgee|Sam]] crossed them on their journey to [[Mordor]].
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''Emyn Muil'' is a [[Sindarin]] name meaning "the drear hills"; the word ''emyn'' is the plural form of ''[[amon]]'' ("hill").<ref>{{HM|UI}}, p. 334</ref>
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Emyn Muil
Physical Description
TypeRange of hills
LocationBorders the Anduin river, south of the Brown Lands
RealmsGondor
Mordor
Reunited Kingdom
InhabitantsOrcs[source?]
DescriptionA treacherous labyrinth of hills

Emyn Muil was the range of hills that massed on either side of the Anduin above the inflow of the Entwash. At one time they marked the northern borders of Gondor; Frodo and Sam crossed them on their journey to Mordor.[1][2]

Etymology

Emyn Muil is a Sindarin name meaning "the drear hills"; the word emyn is the plural form of amon ("hill").[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Unfinished index for The Lord of the Rings", in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 334