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Torii. The gateway into Shinto temples, standing also before sacred rocks, bridges, etc. They are made generally of two posts supporting two horizontal lintels. Worshippers bow to the gods as they pass through them. Their shapes and design vary greatly.

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torii. Japanese timber entrance gateway to a sacred precinct consisting of two cylindrical uprights carrying two projecting cross-beams, the upper of which is usually curved (the lowest part being in its centre).

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torii decorative gateway of a Shinto temple. XIX. — Jap.

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torii •Danae • filariae • torii • differentiae •prima facie • facetiae • reliquiae

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