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Seventh Gate

The Last Gate of Gondolin

The huge steel gate that barred the final entrance into the Orfalch Echor, and so to the Hidden City of Gondolin. Some sources suggest that it was built by Maeglin after the escape of the armies of Gondolin from the Nirnaeth Arnoediad.

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