'Great City', a Mannish rendering of 'Belegost', the name of one of the two great Dwarf-cities of the ancient Blue Mountains.
Based on comments in volume 12 of The History of Middle-earth, it seems that Mickleburg was populated by a clan of Dwarves distinct from the more familiar Longbeards of Durin's Folk. These seem to have been either the Firebeards or the Broadbeams, and (based purely on word order in the original text) Mickleburg appears to have been the domain of the Broadbeam Dwarves.
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