Gates of Mordor
- Sauron's Black Gate.A term for the defended pass in the northwest of Mordor, and great Black Gate - the Morannon - that protected it. The Gates opened onto a narrow valley, Udûn, and were highly defensible. Indeed, they were only successfully assaulted once in their history, by the armies of the Last Alliance.
J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. MueRTe. 2003.
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