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Dates
Founded in II 2350
Location
Above the Mouths of Anduin, at the outflow of the River Sirith
Origins
A harbour city established by Númenóreans of the Faithful party
Race
Division
Culture
Built by Númenóreans, but occupied by Gondorians after the Downfall
Pronunciation
pela'rgeer
Meaning
'Garth1 of royal ships'

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Pelargir

Haven of the Kings of Gondor

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The greatest and most ancient of the havens of Gondor, on the northern shore of the wide River Anduin in the land of Lebennin.


Notes

1

A 'garth' in this sense is a walled or enclosed area. In this context, it implies that Pelargir and the ships in its port were protected from attack by strong city walls.

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