'Mountains of Tyranny', reared by Morgoth above Angband; broken down in the Great Battle at the end of the First Age.
   The three towering peaks above Angband's gates.
   The three mighty peaks that Morgoth raised from the Iron Mountains above the gates of Angband when he returned there at the beginning of the First Age. They were destroyed in the fall of Ancalagon during the War of Wrath.
   The name means 'Mountains of Oppression'.

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

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