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Nargothrond, on the river Narog beneath the hills of Taur-en-Faroth
Nargothrond is pronounced 'nargo'thrond'
Nargothrond means 'Underground fortress on the river Narog'
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Fall of Nargothrond

The sack of the halls on the Narog

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The overthrow and destruction of the citadel of Nargothrond by Glaurung and his hordes, in the four hundred and ninety-fifth year of the First Age.

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