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Dates
Known to have existed at the end of the Third Age, but may have dated back as far as the building of Minas Anor before the end of the Second Age
Location
Charged with guarding the White Tower on the seventh and highest circle of Minas Tirith
Race
Division
Culture
Settlements
Pronunciation
Gondor is pronounced 'go'ndorr' (the final 'r' should be pronounced - 'rr' is used here to emphasise this)
Meaning
Gondor means 'land of (the people of) stone'
Other names

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Guard of the Tower of Gondor

The élite guard of Minas Tirith

The Guard of Minas Tirith consisted of at least three companies of the fighting Men of Gondor. The soldiers of the Guard, whose uniforms were black emblazoned with silver, were among the most respected of the Men of Gondor.


See also...

The Tower

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