Holy Mountain

  1) (in Númenor)
 / Holy Mountain
   The Pillar of Heaven.
   A name for the Meneltarma, the tall mountain that stood in the centre of the isle of Númenor that was called the Pillar of Heaven by the Númenóreans. From its summit, they gave thanks to Eru three times each year.
  2) (in Varda)
 / Holy Mountain
   The abode of Manwë and Varda.
   A title for the mountain named Taniquetil or Oiolossë on the borders of the realm of Valinor. The halls of Manwë and Varda were on its summit, and it was known as the tallest of the World's mountains.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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