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Dates
Isengard was built in II 3320 or shortly thereafter, and held by Saruman from III 2759 to III 3019
Location
Isengard, within the valley of Nan Curunír, in the southern feet of the Misty Mountains
Race
Originally built by Men, but later occupied by the Wizard Saruman and his Orcs
Settlements
Isengard and its central Tower of Orthanc
Pronunciation
eye'sengarders ('eye' represents the sound of the English word 'eye')
Meaning
Isengard means 'iron enclosure'

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Isengarders

The soldiers of Isengard

A general term for the inhabitants and soldiers of Isengard, but used especially by Tolkien with reference to the servants of Saruman in the War of the Ring.


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