East-gate of Moria

   The eastern entrance to the ancient Dwarf-kingdom of Khazad-dûm, standing at the head of the valley of Nanduhirion (Azanulbizar in the Dwarvish tongue).

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

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