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The Isen formed a natural boundary in the Gap of Rohan, and was only crossable at Isengard or at the [[Fords of Isen]], where the Rohirrim fought a number of great battles against the Dunlendings and [[Saruman]]'s [[Orcs]] in the late [[Third Age]].<ref>{{UT|Isen}}</ref>
 
The Isen formed a natural boundary in the Gap of Rohan, and was only crossable at Isengard or at the [[Fords of Isen]], where the Rohirrim fought a number of great battles against the Dunlendings and [[Saruman]]'s [[Orcs]] in the late [[Third Age]].<ref>{{UT|Isen}}</ref>
  
When the [[Ents]] attacked [[Isengard]], they dammed the Isen and other springs and streams in Nan Curunír, and dug trenches to divert the river's flow, before breaking the dams and temporarily drowning all of Isengard.<ref>{{TT|III9}}</ref>
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Saruman diverted the Isen away from Isengard as he turned the fortress into a war machine, and it was dammed at the northern wall. When the [[Ents]] attacked [[Isengard]], they broke the dam and restored the original flow of the river, temporarily drowning all of Isengard.<ref>{{TT|III9}}</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==

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