Hill of Guard
The Hill of Guard or Amon Tirith was the outlying hill on which Minas Tirith was built. It joined Mindolluin by a narrow shoulder which rose to the height of the fifth wall of the city.
Amon Tirith is the Sindarin rendition of "hill of guard" (see amon and tirith).
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Minas Tirith"
- ↑ 2.0 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