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Hill of Guard

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The Hill of Guard or Amon Tirith[1] was the outlying hill on which Minas Tirith was build. It joined Mindolluin by a narrow shoulder which rose to the height of the fifth wall of the city.[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 772
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Minas Tirith"