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Menegroth

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Called '[[The Thousand Caves]]', the stronghold and citadel of [[Thingol]] on the banks of the River [[Esgalduin]] in [[Doriath]]. It was delved in the long years before the rising of the [[Moon]] by the [[Dwarves]] of the [[Blue Mountains]].
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'''Menegroth''', the 'Thousand Caves', was the city in the land of [[Doriath]] which was home to king [[Thingol]] and queen [[Melian]] of the [[Sindar]]in people.  It was there that [[Thingol]] was slain by the Dwarven craftsmen of [[Nogrod]]. It was later sacked by the [[sons of Fëanor]] in pursuit of the one of the [[Silmarils]] to have left [[Morgoth]]'s iron crown prior to the [[War of Wrath]].

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Menegroth, the 'Thousand Caves', was the city in the land of Doriath which was home to king Thingol and queen Melian of the Sindarin people. It was there that Thingol was slain by the Dwarven craftsmen of Nogrod. It was later sacked by the sons of Fëanor in pursuit of the one of the Silmarils to have left Morgoth's iron crown prior to the War of Wrath.