Cirith Ungol

   'Spiders Cleft'; pass over the Ephel Dúath above Minas Morgul. See Cirith Dúath.
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   The high pass where Shelob lurked.
   The pass through the Ephel Dúath on the western borders of Mordor that lay above the tower of Minas Morgul.

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

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