Downfall of Barad-dûr

 / Downfall of Barad-dur
   The final destruction of Sauron's Dark Tower of Barad-dûr, caused by the One Ring being cast into the flames of Orodruin.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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