Dwarves of Erebor

   The people of the Kingdom under the Mountain.
   The Dwarves who dwelt in the halls of Erebor, beneath the Lonely Mountain. They were dispossessed of their immense wealth by Smaug, who sacked their kingdom, but they famously reclaimed their inheritance many years later under the leadership of Thorin Oakenshield.

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

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