Greylin

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Greylin
River
General Information
LocationEast of the Misty Mountains, south-east of Gundabad
TypeRiver
DescriptionTributary to the Anduin

Greylin was a river of the far north of Middle-earth.

Course

The Greylin rose in the western Grey Mountains and flowed south-westward to meet the Langwell and together they formed the source of the Great River, Anduin.[1]

History

Between the two rivers was the Éothéod built Framsburg, their capital.[2]

Etymology

The second element of the name derives from Old English hlynn or "torrent", although its literal meaning was probably "the noisy one".[3]

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