Ecthelion of the Fountain

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   Elf-lord of Gondolin, called Lord of the Fountains and Warden of the Great Gate, who in the sack of the city slew and was slain by Gothmog Lord of Balrogs.
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   Slayer of the Lord of Balrogs.
   A lord of Gondolin, famed as the slayer of Gothmog Lord of Balrogs in the Fall of that city.

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

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