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Mundburg

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Mundburg was the name given to Minas Tirith by the Rohirrim of Rohan in their own tongue.[1] It presumably comes from the Old English mundbeorg, meaning "Protecting Hill". The name of the "Mounds of Mundburg" come from this title.[2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "The King of the Golden Hall"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Battle of the Pelennor Fields"