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Definitely sighted on only one occasion - during the Battle of the Pelennor Fields on 15 March III 30191
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Meaning
'Troll' is a word from Scandinavian myth, used as an English translation of the Sindarin torog, of uncertain derivation

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Mountain-trolls

Trolls from the highland regions of Middle-earth

Apparently trolls that lived in the mountains of Middle-earth. It was creatures of this kind that wielded the great battering-ram, Grond, at the Battle of the Pelennor.


Notes

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As with many other types of trolls, there's very little information specific to the kind known as 'mountain-trolls'. In fact, they're only mentioned for their small part in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, and never referred to again.

See also...

Grond, Trolls

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