Deeping-coomb

   The valley leading up to Helm's Deep.
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   The valley that led to Helm's Deep.
   The deep, well-defended valley in the northern White Mountains that held Helm's Deep and the castle of the Hornburg. The site of an important battle, the Battle of the Hornburg, during the War of the Ring.

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

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  • Hornburg —    Fortress in Rohan at the entrance to Helm s Deep.        The castle that guarded Helm s Deep.    The castle that stood in the Deeping coomb in northern Rohan, and guarded the entrance to Helm s Deep …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary


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