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The Tongue

The Tongue was the narrow strip of land at end of Egladil, forming the tip where the Celebrant flowed into the Great River Anduin.

The Tongue itself was south-eastern tip of the Angle (or Egladil) in Lothlórien, specifically the place where the two rivers met.[1] It was a completely treeless, being covered in a green lawn with the bright golden elanor. On the southern bank was a landing-place for bets to set out onto the Celebrant and beyond to either river; it was here where Galadriel and Celeborn held a farewell feast for the Fellowship of the Ring, before they departed via the Anduin.[2]

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References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Treason of Isengard, "Farewell to Lórien" (viii), note 5
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Farewell to Lórien"