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Mountain Wall

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{{quote|From Evereven's lofty hills<br>where softly silver fountains fall<br>his wings him bore, a wandering light,<br>beyond the mighty Mountain Wall.|[[The Fellowship of the Ring]], [[Many Meetings]] - [[Song of Eärendil]]}}
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A term that appears just once, in [[Bilbo]]'s poem [[Eärendil]] was a mariner quoted above. The meaning is not completely certain, but it seems to describe the [[Pelóri]], the [[Mountains of Defence]] that ranged along the eastern borders of [[Valinor]].
 
A term that appears just once, in [[Bilbo]]'s poem [[Eärendil]] was a mariner quoted above. The meaning is not completely certain, but it seems to describe the [[Pelóri]], the [[Mountains of Defence]] that ranged along the eastern borders of [[Valinor]].

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"From Evereven's lofty hills
where softly silver fountains fall
his wings him bore, a wandering light,
beyond the mighty Mountain Wall.
"
The Fellowship of the Ring, Many Meetings - Song of Eärendil

A term that appears just once, in Bilbo's poem Eärendil was a mariner quoted above. The meaning is not completely certain, but it seems to describe the Pelóri, the Mountains of Defence that ranged along the eastern borders of Valinor.