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Built early in the third age of the Captivity of Melkor; sacked I 509
In the Forest of Region, on the southern banks of the River Esgalduin
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Thousand Caves

Thingol’s carven citadel at Menegroth

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Menegroth, the underground citadel of Thingol that stood on the southern banks of the River Esgalduin in Doriath.

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