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desolate
used in The Return of the King

2 uses
  • So desolate were those places and so deep the horror that lay on them that some of the host were unmanned, and they could neither walk nor ride further north.
    5.10 — Book 5 Chapter 10 — The Black Gate Opens (33% in)
  • Upon the fourth day from the Cross-roads and the sixth from Minas Tirith they came at last to the end of the living lands, and began to pass into the desolation that lay before the gates of the Pass of Cirith Gorgor; and they could descry the marshes and the desert that stretched north and west to the Emyn Muil.
    5.10 — Book 5 Chapter 10 — The Black Gate Opens (32% in)

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