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Helm's Gate

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A passage between two forbidding cliff-faces, the northern guarded by the castle of the [[Hornburg]], that led to the fastness of [[Helm's Deep]] in the [[White Mountains]]. The Gate was walled from north to south, and was the site of the ferocious siege known as the [[Battle of the Hornburg]].
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'''Helm's Gate''' was a passage between two forbidding cliff-faces, the northern side guarded by the castle of the [[Hornburg]], that led to the fastness of [[Helm's Deep]] in the [[White Mountains]]. The Gate was walled from north to south, and was the site of the ferocious siege known as the [[Battle of the Hornburg]].<ref>{{TT|III7}}</ref>
  
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Latest revision as of 23:02, 31 October 2012

Helm's Gate was a passage between two forbidding cliff-faces, the northern side guarded by the castle of the Hornburg, that led to the fastness of Helm's Deep in the White Mountains. The Gate was walled from north to south, and was the site of the ferocious siege known as the Battle of the Hornburg.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "Helm's Deep"