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Gate of Mordor

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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 of Elves and Men|Last Alliance]].
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[[Image:Brothers Hildebrandt - Gates of Mordor.jpg|thumb|250px|''Gates of Mordor'' by [[Brothers Hildebrandt]].]]
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The '''Gates of Mordor''' was 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 of Elves and Men|Last Alliance]].

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The Gates of Mordor was 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.