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==History==
 
==History==
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A local legend among the [[Pre-Númenóreans|indigenous people]] of [[Gondor]] told of [[giants]] and one of them called [[Tarlang]] who tripped and broke his neck. The other giants did not clean up his body, which became incorporated in the land instead. The giant's neck became Tarlang's Neck, his head [[Dol Tarlang]], and the stones he was carrying [[Cûl Veleg]] and [[Cûl Bîn]].<ref>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings|Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings]]'', omitted entry quoted in [[Wayne G. Hammond]], [[Christina Scull]], ''[[The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion]]'', pp. 536-7</ref>
 
A local legend among the [[Pre-Númenóreans|indigenous people]] of [[Gondor]] told of [[giants]] and one of them called [[Tarlang]] who tripped and broke his neck. The other giants did not clean up his body, which became incorporated in the land instead. The giant's neck became Tarlang's Neck, his head [[Dol Tarlang]], and the stones he was carrying [[Cûl Veleg]] and [[Cûl Bîn]].<ref>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings|Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings]]'', omitted entry quoted in [[Wayne G. Hammond]], [[Christina Scull]], ''[[The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion]]'', pp. 536-7</ref>
  
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==Etymology==
 
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''Tarlang'' was the original name of this pass, but it was later taken as a personal name.<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, pp. 776-7</ref>
 
''Tarlang'' was the original name of this pass, but it was later taken as a personal name.<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, pp. 776-7</ref>
  
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