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Orc-holds is a term used to refer to underground tunnellings of the Orcs, found throughout the Misty Mountains and Mount Gundabad.

Misty Mountains Holds

Main Article:Orcs of the Misty Mountains

Several Orcish holdsincluding Moria were dwelled by Orcs and caused trouble in the nearby regions, such as Eriador, Lorien and Shire.

Mount Gundaband

Main Article:Mount Gundaband

Mount Gundaband was the capital of Orcs in the North after its first sack in the Second Age. Major Orcish opperations such as battles during the War of Dwarves and Orcs and the Battle of the Five Armies were from it.