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Taur-en-Faroth

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Taur-en-Faroth
Physical Description
TypeForest/Hills
LocationMeeting of the Narog and Ringwil, west side of former
RealmsNargothrond
InhabitantsNoldor, Dwarves
DescriptionWooded hills
General Information
EtymologyS. taur "forest" + in "of" + faroth "hunters"
EventsFall of Nargothrond
ReferencesOf Beleriand and Its Realms

Taur-en-Faroth were the great hills that lay above Finrod Felagund's citadel of Nargothrond; they took their name ("Forest of the Hunters") from the woodlands that grew there.