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Mount Fang

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Mount Fang is a picturesque name for Orthanc, the citadel of the Wizard Saruman. 'Mount Fang' translates Orthanc's name as if it were Elvish, but the meaning 'Cunning Mind' was also possible if the name is interpreted in the old language of the Rohirrim.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "The Road to Isengard"