- Pelennor Fields
J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional world of Middle-earth, the Pelennor Fields were the townlands and fields of Minas Tirith, the second capitalcity of Gondor. The name "Pelennor" means "fenced land" in Sindarin. It is pronounced with the emphasis on the penultimate syllable ("pe LEN nor").
After Minas Ithil had fallen and been renamed
Minas Morgul, the Pelennor Fields were surrounded by the great wall of Rammas Echor, to prevent an invasion. This wall was in ruins shortly before the War of the Ring, but was rebuilt in time on the orders of the Steward, Denethor II. The gate and accompanying watch-towers of Rammas Echorwas known as the Causeway Forts.
War of the Ring, the Pelennor Fields were the location of the largest battle of the Third Age, the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, when Sauron's Orcs and evil Men overran the Rammas Echor by blasting through it and besieged the city. It was on these fields that King Théodenwas slain, and most of the battle was fought. After the War of the Ring, the Rammas Echor was rebuilt by the Dwarves of Aglarond, led by Gimli the Dwarf.
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