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noun as in gateway


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The pai-lou, like the Japanese torii, derives its origin from the toran of Indian stupas.

At length the toran was broken amid the shouts of the retainers, and the fair defenders retired.

The bridegroom on horseback, lance in hand, proceeded to break the toran, which was defended by the damsels of the bride.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to toran, such as: arch, entrance, entry, portal, and pylon.

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