Cirith Ungol

   'Spiders Cleft'; pass over the Ephel Dúath above Minas Morgul. See Cirith Dúath.
   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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