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Angrenost

Angrenost meaning "Iron Fortress" is the original Sindarin name of the location known as Isengard in Rohirric.[1]

[edit] Etymology

It is composed of the two elements angren "iron (adjective)" and ost "fortress".

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "Treebeard"