Places in Middle-earth
Meaning: Peak of the Rimmon
beacons of Gondor are alight, calling for aid.... See, there is the fire on Amon Dîn, and flame on Eilenach; and there they go speeding west: Nardol, Erelas, Min-Rimmon, Calenhad, and the Halifirien on the borders of Rohan.'
The Return of the King, LoTR Book 5, Ch 1, Minas Tirith
Min-Rimmon 'Peak of the Rimmon' (a group of crags), fifth of the beacons of Gondor in Ered Nimrais.
Unfinished Tales, Index
And so King Théoden departed from his own realm, and mile by mile the long road wound away, and the beacon hills marched past: Calenhad, Min-Rimmon, Erelas, Nardol. But their fires were quenched.
The Return of the King, LoTR Book 5, Ch 3, The Muster of Rohan
Théoden camps under Min-Rimmon.
The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, The Tale of Years: The Third Age
'Many paths were made when Stonehouse-folk were stronger.... They went through Drúadan to Rimmon with great wains. They go no longer. Road is forgotten, but not by Wild Men. Over hill and behind hill it lies still under grass and tree, there behind Rimmon and down to Dîn, and back at the end to Horse-men's road.
The Return of the King, LoTR Book 5, Ch 5, The Ride of the Rohirrim
In Anórien many people still dwelt and had the task of guarding the northern approaches, either out of Calenardhon or across the Anduin at Cair Andros. For communication with them the three oldest beacons (Amon Dîn, Eilenach, and Min-Rimmon) were built and maintained....
Unfinished Tales, Part 3, Ch 2, Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan: Cirion and Eorl
[The] names of nearly all places and persons in the realm of Gondor were of Elvish form and meaning. A few were of forgotten origin, and descended doubtless from days before the ships of the Númenóreans sailed the Sea; among these were Umbar, Arnach and Erech; and the mountain-names Eilenach and Rimmon.
The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, The Languages and Peoples of the Third Age: Of Men
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