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alliance
used in The Two Towers

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Definition
an association formed to support common interests
  • We shall not forsake our old alliance with Gondor, and while they fight we shall aid them: so say I and all who hold with me.
    3.2 — Book 3 Chapter 2 — The Riders of Rohan (68% in)
  • Not in half a thousand years have they forgotten their grievance that the lords of Gondor gave the Mark to Eorl the Young and made alliance with him.
    3.7 — Book 3 Chapter 7 — Helm's Deep (69% in)
  • It was inevitable that they should make alliance.
    3.10 — Book 3 Chapter 10 — The Voice of Saruman (54% in)
  • Sam's guess was that the Smeagol and Gollum halves (or what in his own mind he called Slinker and Stinker) had made a truce and a temporary alliance: neither wanted the Enemy to get the Ring; both wished to keep Frodo from capture, and under their eye, as long as possible — at any rate as long as Stinker still had a chance of laying hands on his 'Precious'.
    4.3 — Book 4 Chapter 3 — The Black Gate is Closed (25% in)

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