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In Middle-earth for many thousands of years before the beginning of the First Age, banished 25 March III 3019 (endured at least 16,000 years, and probably much longer)
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Pronunciation
go'rthowr
Meaning
Formed from two Sindarin roots meaning 'dreadful' and 'abhorred'
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Gorthaur

An old name of Sauron

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A name used of Sauron by the Sindar during the First Age, meaning 'terrible dread'.


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