The Dimholt was a forest situated at the base of the Dwimorberg mountain, past Dunharrow.

The Dimholt was a forest of pine wood and fir. An ancient road is visibly forged there, that leads to a glen where a standing stone that lies in front of the Dark Door, which signifies the entrance to the Paths of the Dead.[1]

The pathways lead under the Dwimorberg mountain and have been haunted by the spirits of the men of the mountain of the Third Age. Even Legolas, a woodland Elf, could not long endure being under those trees.[2]


Dimholt was a Sindarin word that literally translating to 'dark wood'

Translations around the WorldEdit

Foreign Language Translated name
Arabic ضيمهولت
Armenian Դիմհոլտ
Belarusian Cyrillic Дімhолт
Bengali ডিমহোল্ট
Bulgarian Cyrillic Димхолт
Greek Διμχολτ
Gujarati ડિમ્હોલ્ટ
Hebrew דימהולט
Hindi डिम्होल्त
Kannada ಡಿಮ್ಹೋಲ್ಟ್
Kazakh Димхолт (Cyrillic) Dïmxolt (Latin)
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Димhолт
Macedonian Cyrillic Димхолт
Marathi डिमोलट
Mongolian Cyrillic Димhолт
Nepalese डिम्होल्त
Persian دیملوت
Russian Димхольт
Sanskrit डिम्होल्त्
Serbian Димхолт (Cyrillic) Dimholt (Latin)
Sinhalese ඩිමෝල්ට්
Tamil டிமஹோல்ட்
Telugu దీంహోల్ట్
Ukrainian Cyrillic Дімхольт
Urdu دیمہولٹ
Yiddish דימהאָלט


  1. The Atlas of Middle-earth, The Lord of the Rings, "Edoras"
  2. The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, Part Five, Chapter II: "The Passing of the Grey Company"